Asian bond rush in full swing in September

Asia's bond markets lurch towards an historical high of $100 billion, with SP Power Assets, OCBC Bank and KDB adding to the latest tally.

After what was a surprisingly busy summer, Asia’s debt markets are in full swing. The holidays are unfortunately over, people are back at their desks and Asia’s bond markets have returned with a vengeance.

Debt volumes this year have touched historic highs US dollar bond issuance from Asia excluding Japan has already hit $87 billion according to Dealogic, easily exceeding the $77.5 billion seen in 2011. And at least $5 billion worth of supply is...

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