Lat Am takes spotlight after record Q2 for EM

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By Oliver West
09 Jul 2020

Latin America has been taking the spotlight in July after a record-breaking quarter for emerging markets bond issuance, but with US elections looming and all-in yields still very attractive, bankers across the emerging market world say there are plenty of reasons for issuers to continue to flock to markets.

According to Siobhan Morden, head of Latin America fixed income strategy at Amherst Pierpont Securities, emerging markets registered its highest ever quarterly issuance in the second quarter, at $231bn. And Matthew Doherty, head of CEEMEA DCM syndicate at Deutsche Bank, said the first half of the year was ...

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