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  • Gazprom shoots for Swissies

    Gazprom shoots for Swissies

    Gazprom is set to access the Swiss franc market this week to sell its first trade in the currency for over three years.

  • Asia's bond market turns quiet

    Asia's bond market turns quiet

    Asia’s dollar bond market is set for another relatively muted week for deal flow as pressure on China’s real estate industry and the US Federal Reserve’s surprisingly hawkish tone recently slow issuance.

  • PP market awaits Anglian Water with bated breath

    PP market awaits Anglian Water with bated breath

    Anglian Water has announced its intention to issue a fresh private placement under a new financing structure. Utilities, once stalwarts of the market, have been few and far between in the last 18 months as PPs have struggled to compete with public bonds on price.

  • Heimstaden Bostad takes advantage of yield thirst with hybrid

    Heimstaden Bostad takes advantage of yield thirst with hybrid

    Heimstaden Bostad, the Swedish housing company, had a trickier time in the market with its hybrid capital issue on Thursday than Poste Italiane had a day earlier, suggesting that there is still some sectoral sensitivity among yield-hungry corporate bond buyers.

  • Wipro dials into dollar market for first time

    Wipro dials into dollar market for first time

    Wipro, an Indian information technology business with global reach, sold its first dollar bond this week. The $750m trade catered to international investors already familiar with the company and its credentials.

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