Samurai market to flourish amid global volatility

23 May 2012

Samurai issuance has reached record volumes year-to-date and the pipeline shows no signs of slowing amid US dollar volatility and a surge of Samurai paper coming due this year.

This year has seen more issues on the Samurai market than ever before, a trend that is likely to continue into 2012 as issuers shy away from dollar volatility and compete for liquidity freed by a course of Samurai paper coming due.

Samurai volume stands at US$12.6 billion year-to-date, ...

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