India in the Global Marketplace 2016

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  • Reforming a nation: still waiting for the ‘big bang’

    Modi brought India back from the abyss on the promise of change. It’s now high time for him to deliver. Jonathan Breen reports.

  • Masala bonds to spice up Indian SOE fundraising

    Masala bonds to spice up Indian SOE fundraising

    Indian issuers accounted for just a fraction of Asia’s bond market last year. But the potential for growth is vast — particularly in the offshore rupee debt market — with state-owned companies expected to lead the way for Masala issuance from the country. Rashmi Kumar reports.

  • Issuance armoury grows for India’s bullish borrowers

    Issuance armoury grows for India’s bullish borrowers

    India’s debt capital markets are evolving rapidly. The country’s issuers have been among the first in the emerging markets to adopt green bonds and this year Masala bonds — Indian rupee denominated bonds issued in offshore capital markets — look set for lift off. The country’s onshore bond market could also be set for a fresh flood of foreign interest as state debt becomes Euroclearable. GlobalCapital brought together some of the leading players in the Indian capital markets to give their views on the state of the market, where they see opportunities and the factors that prevent a larger swathe of Indian borrowers from accessing the international bond markets.

  • Issuers hold fire despite  India’s sunny outlook

    Issuers hold fire despite India’s sunny outlook

    India has emerged as one of the few bright spots in the emerging markets over the past year, with the country benefiting from depressed oil prices and a popular prime minister. But even though the Indian economy is withstanding volatility better than others, offshore bond issuance volumes here disappointed. Rev Hui looks into why this is, and finds out if there is cause for optimism.

  • India’s green issuers set  to make a dash for cash

    India’s green issuers set to make a dash for cash

    Although sceptics argue that the Indian green bond market is driven more by the government than market forces, most market participants believe the asset class is set to take off over the next 12-18 months due to the country’s insatiable demand — and need — for green projects. Narae Kim reports.

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