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  • The coronavirus graphic to watch: UK deaths exceed China's

    The coronavirus graphic to watch: UK deaths exceed China's

    UPDATED 5 April 2am GMT The spread of the coronavirus continues to accelerate in the US, UK and Turkey, which we have added to our graphics. Turkey had 2,786 new cases on Friday, bringing its total to over 20,000, the sixth highest in Europe.

  • AIA and Baidu reopen Asian dollar bonds

    AIA and Baidu reopen Asian dollar bonds

    Hong Kong's AIA Group and China's Baidu reopened the Asian bond market this week, proving that investors are still willing to commit to the right credits ─ as long as they come at the right price. Morgan Davis reports.

  • Corporates roar but prospect of beating 2009 record distant

    Corporates roar but prospect of beating 2009 record distant

    The primary corporate bond market in Europe threw up another blistering day on Wednesday, with seven issuers on screens by mid-morning, bringing the number of deals so far this week to 18, though bond syndicate desks are hesitant to compare this crisis market with the record-breaking issuance in 2009.

  • Investors step back from Indian dollar bonds

    Investors step back from Indian dollar bonds

    Indian debt issuers are starting to feel the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, which has forced a country-wide lockdown for three weeks. With dollar bonds slumping in the secondary market and downgrades coming fast, the outlook for borrowers is bleak.

  • Chinese LGFV taps euro bond market

    Chinese LGFV taps euro bond market

    Chinese local government financing vehicle Chenzhou Industry Investment Group sold a euro-denominated bond on Thursday, rounding out a week of club-like deals in Asia.

  • Tale of two bond markets: China onshore diverges as fears rise

    Tale of two bond markets: China onshore diverges as fears rise

    Chinese bond issuers are confronting a chaotic market at the moment: onshore yields for state-owned enterprises have fallen to historic lows, offshore yields have ballooned and more than 50 issuers have been forced to cancel deals this month. Rebecca Feng and Addison Gong report.

  • Asian borrowers hit with downgrades as Covid-19 heightens refi pressure

    Asian borrowers hit with downgrades as Covid-19 heightens refi pressure

    International rating agencies have announced a slew of ratings downgrades or outlook changes for Asian companies as the Covid-19 outbreak puts pressure on their refinancing abilities. But DCM bankers and investors are expecting some good to come from these rapid changes. Morgan Davis reports.

  • Taizhou LGFV nabs $219m in quiet market

    Taizhou LGFV nabs $219m in quiet market

    Chinese local government financing vehicle Taizhou Xinbinjiang Development Co navigated the volatile markets by opting for a club-style $219m international bond issuance.

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