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Australia sees demand for new 30-year bond

The steepness of its curve lures offshore investors to the Australian Office of Financial Management’s fourth benchmark issue since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.
August 04, 2020

Mongolia cancels $3 billion coal IPO

The cancellation of a stake sale in the country’s flagship coal mining company comes as economic growth and ratings agencies cast a shadow on the economy.
May 12, 2020

Are Virgin Australia’s bonds headed for a crash landing?

The government has committed millions to helping save both Qantas and Virgin Australia, although the CEO of the former has publicly stated the later doesn’t deserve it. How much Virgin ends up receiving could have a significant impact on its corporate bond holders.
April 01, 2020

Pakistan's pipeline: Bankers expect up to six IPOs in 2020

After a lacklustre few years thanks in part to over-regulation, Pakistan is cleaning up its image for issuers and investors and betting on simplified IPO rules to catalyse the market. Three IPOs are waiting for approval and more are in the wings, bankers claim.
January 13, 2020