SSA issuers set for nail-biting finish to summer as September brings new fears

23 Aug 2012

Supranational and agency borrowers are under increasing pressure to print euro benchmarks ahead of what could be a shambolic September. But that only leaves one week in which to issue, raising the prospect of an unseemly jostling for position in an overcrowded market, writes Tessa Wilkie.

If this week’s euro deals are anything to go by, investors are hardly champing at the bit. Several issuers are preparing to print benchmarks, but deciding when to pull the trigger will be tough.

September could bring new volatility as Spain and Italy will sell bonds, Troika inspectors ...

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