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Beware! Asian perpetual deals are back in town

Once considered bull market products, perpetuals are increasingly becoming a more regular component of a borrower’s arsenal. But are bond investors being lulled into a false sense of security about the asset class again?
March 10, 2020

Sri Lanka co-opts its banks (again) to kick start economic growth

The new government wants to get growth back to a level that befits the country’s promise. One key route is a moratorium on loans. The rating agencies loathe the idea, but the country’s leading bankers and economists give a broadly positive assessment.
February 16, 2020

2020 G3 DCM: Where's the upside for high yield?

Investors may need to display more cunning to navigate the Asian high yield bond markets during 2020 as the approaching Year of the Rat ushers in a heavy pipeline of redemptions.
December 17, 2019

2020 G3 DCM: Bull market stretches the maturity curve

Make hay while the sun shines appears to be the motto for Asia’s international bond markets in 2020 as investment grade issuers and insurance funds see greater value in longer-dated tenors.
December 12, 2019