US bond market shrugs off growth fears and remains hot for issuers

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By David Rothnie
03 Oct 2019

The fourth quarter began on a rocky note for global equities but the US high grade bond market has shrugged off concerns about stalling growth and issuance conditions remain strong.

There were just two small deals in the market on Thursday, a capital trade from Aercap, the Irish aircraft lessor, and a tap from US Reit Brandywine Operating Partnership. 

But bankers said the sparse supply was the result of companies entering earnings blackouts, rather than that they were holding ...

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