Bankers await Korean sovereign to re-open market

Deal could come as early as Wednesday, with South Korea under pressure to print a deal, to set up a benchmark for other Korean issuers looking to tap the bond market.

Bankers await Korean sovereign to re-open market

Bankers are waiting for a bond deal to re-open the market after the August hiatus - with hopes pinned on the Korean sovereign, which could tap the market as early as Wednesday, according to people close to the situation.

With US non-farm payrolls due to be reported on Friday, that leaves a brief window for deals to print this week. The Korean sovereign had held roadshows in June but put its deal on hold due...

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