DM roundup: The month in numbers
632 The number of entities at risk of downgrade as of mid-September this year, according to a report from Standard & Poor’s.
39 The predicted percentage increase in corporate bond redemptions in 2006. HSBC says that redemptions will rise to $125 billion, compared with $90 billion this year.
6.55 billion Euro-denominated non-financial corporate new issuance in September. The figure two years ago was €18.4 billion.