BOCHK pips HSBC to the post as both price Panda debuts

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By Rev Hui
29 Sep 2015

Bank of China Hong Kong took the market by surprise on September 29 when it announced in the morning that it had successfully completed its Rmb1bn ($157m) Panda bond. That meant BOCHK, whose deal had been expected to run alongside a similar trade from HSBC that also priced on Tuesday, was able to claim the position of the first foreign bank to issue in China’s domestic bond market.

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