Reliance taps investors with nimble dollar benchmark

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Reliance taps investors with nimble dollar benchmark
Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries

Reliance Industries, the flagship company of the Reliance Group, blazed a trail for Indian borrowers with a $1 billion 10-year bond that priced early Friday morning.

Reliance is the first Indian company to issue a dollar bond since August 2011, and its success opens the door for other Indian companies to consider tapping international markets.

There was plenty of noise about Reliance planning a dollar benchmark last year, but markets did not...

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