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Gazprom agrees €2bn loan with Bank of China

Gazprom is borrowing from the Bank of China to fund capital expenditure amid low gas prices. However, with Chinese companies likely to ask for higher yields than Russian borrowers are willing to offer, Russo-Chinese partnerships could be few and far between.

7 Mar 2016

Turkey issues first in a series of planned dollar bonds

Turkey’s Treasury has issued the first in a series of planned dollar bonds. Despite concerns over the country’s economy, mainly down to regional security issues, the recent rally in emerging market bonds coupled with an overall positive outlook on Turkey regardless of recent downgrades has contributed to the bond’s popularity.

4 Mar 2016

Mexico looking to PPPs for infrastructure funding

After heavy budget cuts, Mexican infrastructure projects are looking likely to get a boost from public-private partnerships (PPPs) as the country looks for new models to fund its ambitious infrastructure pipeline at a time when market conditions in the region remain precarious.

4 Mar 2016

The US$15bn question, will Argentina return?

Argentina could soon return to the international capital markets with a US$15bn bond that would pay the country’s holdout creditors. However, the yields the country is offering may not appeal to some investors, and there are also concerns over the level of debt the country is exposing itself to.

4 Mar 2016

Latin American indices up on commodities boost

Indices across Latin America have been up in trading, likely in connection with a small commodity rally that has benefitted emerging markets globally. Although many of the region’s currencies are still slightly down against the dollar, bond indices are making small gains.

3 Mar 2016

Russian bonds on the rise

Russian local bonds are increasing their performance against most other emerging market debt. An easing in monetary policy, combined with a slowly improving oil outlook have contributed to the bonds rise. Decreasing risk sentiment around the country will also contribute to the popularity of the country’s potential Eurobond.

3 Mar 2016

ADB supports first APAC climate bond

The debut of a climate bond in the Asia Pacific region shows that these green debt instruments are gaining popularity. The assistance provided by the Asian Development Bank also demonstrates how banks can be involved in facilitating these types of issuances, which will further contribute to their growth.

2 Mar 2016

S&P expects Saudi Arabia to drive MENA borrowing in 2016

Standard & Poor’s has said it predicts borrowing levels in the MENA region will remain high in 2016. How sovereigns in the region raise funds throughout the year will vary depending on their economies and popularity amongst international investors.

2 Mar 2016

Oman’s credit rating downgraded by Moody’s

Moody’s has cut Oman’s credit rating. Although the country remains within the investment grade, it will need to reduce its reliance on oil and improve its fiscal outlook if it is to continue to attract foreign investment, especially as it looks to issue external debt to fund its budget deficit.

1 Mar 2016

Turkey’s Ziraat Bank could issue sukuk

With Turkey’s state owned banks beginning to test the waters with Islamic finance, they are slowly opening themselves to the possibility to tap a very popular market. While there is potential, the country’s sukuk market still has some way to go before it becomes a fully established segment of the country’s banking system.

1 Mar 2016