LatAm succumbs to global torpor, Jamaica waits in hope

Latin American bond markets proved unable to buck the global downward trend this week as primary issuance dried up and the recent sell-off in local currencies continued.

  • 18 May 2012

"I would categorise borrowers as cautious and monitoring," said one syndicate official. "They’re cognisant that, while coupon levels look attractive given the rally in Treasuries, the new issue premium required in this market would be substantial.

"Meanwhile buyers are assessing where their risk lies and selling positions they’re ...

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