Korean government front-loads 2012 bond issuance

04 Jan 2012

The bulk of Korea Treasury bond issuance looks set to take place during the first half of the year, says Société Générale.

South Korea’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance is set to raise most of its targeted KRW80 trillion (US$69.5 billion) in Korea Treasury Bond (KTB) issuance during the first half of 2012.

The ministry intends to begin by issuing KTBs worth KRW5.6 trillion in January, though no date of ...

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