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  • Turkey’s Pegasus to test waters with Eurobond

    Turkey’s Pegasus to test waters with Eurobond

    Pegasus Airlines was seeking on Monday to issue a Eurobond in dollars. The deal will demonstrate market appetite for Turkish credit after the country navigated another economically tumultuous month, which saw investor confidence drop.

  • Tatra Bank debuts green programme

    Tatra Bank debuts green programme

    Slovakian lender Tatra Bank concluded several days of marketing with the sale of its debut green bond on Friday, raising €300m of preferred senior paper, which it will count towards minimum requirement for own funds and eligible liabilities (MREL).

  • ‘Russia’s Rubicon crossed’ after Biden sanctions

    ‘Russia’s Rubicon crossed’ after Biden sanctions

    Equity and debt markets were fretting on Thursday over the implications of new US sanctions against Russia. A prohibition of US investment in Russian sovereign bonds marked an escalation in tensions, threatening sovereign borrowing costs. It could also damage Russian companies’ chances of funding in the capital markets, write Mariam Meskin and Sam Kerr.

  • CBRT rate hold calms markets but woes far from over

    CBRT rate hold calms markets but woes far from over

    The Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey on Thursday held its key interest rate at 19% despite fears that new governor and low interest rate champion Şahap Kavcıoğlu would cut rates. But despite the policy move, investor anxieties remain.

  • Canal+ Polska resurrects IPO plans

    Canal+ Polska resurrects IPO plans

    Canal+ Polska, the Polish satellite TV network, has rebooted its IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange, after the deal was pulled in November last year due to a lack of demand.

  • Ukraine central bank chief Shevchenko on independence, IMF cash and PrivatBank

    Ukraine central bank chief Shevchenko on independence, IMF cash and PrivatBank

    Ukraine is once more at the forefront of emerging market investors' worries as military tensions with Russia escalate. Amid the uncertainty, Ukraine is fighting another uphill battle to access IMF funding in order to recover its economy as soon as possible. The governor of the National Bank of Ukraine, Kyrylo Shevchenko, spoke to GlobalCapital about the challenges the country is facing and the importance of central bank independence.

  • High yielding Trans-Oil seeks dollar debt

    High yielding Trans-Oil seeks dollar debt

    Trans-Oil Group, a Moldova agriculture company, was in the market on Wednesday for a dollar bond. The issuer has a rocky history in debt markets, following a failed attempt at a debut bond in 2018.

  • ‘Crossover’ Slovakia euro bond benefits from Pepp

    ‘Crossover’ Slovakia euro bond benefits from Pepp

    The Slovak Republic entered bond markets on Wednesday, seeking to sell a bond in euros. Though volatility in global markets has dampened primary markets in CEEMEA, emerging European sovereigns have continued to tap investors this year.

  • Former Moex MD joins EM as new CEO

    Former Moex MD joins EM as new CEO

    Anna Vasilenko, a former managing director at the Moscow Exchange, has joined EM, the strategic advisory and communications firm for clients in Russia, China and other emerging markets, as its CEO.

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