What's happened to Asian international bond issuance?

Confusing statements from the new Fed Chairman have forced Asia's international bond markets to go deathly quiet.
For a second straight week, non-Japan AsiaÆs G3 bonds league tables are notably unchanged. And yet, bankers from all corners continually boast about the rich pipeline of mandates they are working on. Where then are the healthy flows of deals that this pipeline promises

The last time that the Asian markets saw a strong dealflow was toward the end of April, when Thai Military Bank, Woori Bank and KT Corp all tapped the international debt markets. Since then only Siam Commercial Bank has come to market, while San Miguel cancelled its hybrid offering.

The market appears to have gotten itself stuck in the doldrums. The reason for this, according to bankers is twofold. One, banks...
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