Australia plans follow-up to A$4bn inflation-linked bond

26 Nov 2009

The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM), the country’s debt agency, is planning to follow the inflation-linked bond it issued in September with another syndicated deal next year, its chief executive told EuroWeek last week.

The agency raised A$4bn in September in its first inflation-linked bond issue since 2003. It is now launching monthly tenders of inflation-linked bonds, rather than hiring banks to syndicate deals, but plans to return with a fully-marketed bond deal in 2010.

"We’ll consider issuing a new inflation-linked bond next ...

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