Read Euromoney's coverage of the
EU debt markets:
Will the bank bail-in make bond investors bail out?
High-yield dominates corporate market
CEE debt markets:
Debt markets embrace CEE borrowers
Gazprom proves CEE investors’ favourite
Latin American debt markets:
Latin America bond markets set new landmarks
Brazil still top LatAm sovereign but supply likely to dry up
Brazil's IFRS reform aids Energesia perpetual hybrid
North American debt markets:
Record high-yield issuance drives US debt boom
US policy pushes investors to rethink
EIB's focus on investor relations pays off
Spanish Treasury reports shift in investor attitudes
A triumph for transparency
Also: View results from the Primary debt survey and the Fixed income investors survey, incorporating Fixed income research and Best borrowers.
Plenty of schemes are being floated for how Greece might secure relief from an unsustainable debt approaching 165% of GDP and likely, before long, to require an annual interest payment equivalent to 10% of GDP, mainly to foreign creditors.
A temporary solution to the euro zone’s problems is on the cards, along with federalisation as a longer-term outlook.
Corporate issuers bring issuance to $1.5 billion; is this the end of the long-duration trade?
European fund to raise €8 billion in June, will expand to US qualified buyers before year-end
The continued improvement of Taiwan’s relationship with China has boosted the island state’s Euromoney Country Risk score, according to a panel of economists.
Whether the EUR or USD is “stinkier” is debateable, but it is clear that political considerations are taking precedence over economic both for possible QE3 and defence of the euro.
The European stranglehold over the headship of the IMF needs to be replaced by an appointment by merit alone
Number of banks hired on Asia deals rising; Practice hurts both sides, sources say
Pilot fishing no longer works; More bookrunners hamper consensus
It's been three months since Hosni Mubarak was forced from power in Egypt.
Prevarication is the order of the day: postpone the day of reckoning for the Federal debt ceiling to August 2nd and delay proper resolution of Greek’s problems by extending maturities.
Economists increased their Euromoney Country Risk scores for Bosnia and Herzegovina yesterday despite the country’s Ba3 rating being put on negative outlook by Moody’s.
Economists still consider Senegal to be the riskiest Sub-Saharan issuer of sovereign debt, according to the latest results of the Euromoney Country Risk Africa survey.
Purisima says more local funding to come; Republic targets investment grade rating
Consider the parallel between the USA and China today and the USA and UK of yesteryear.
South African leadership in African markets is over; but it holds a lesson for the continent.
One of the latest books to be added to the library of publications aimed at dissecting the causes of the financial crisis is "The unravelling of structured investment vehicles: how liquidity leaked through SIVs" by Dr Henry Tabe of Sequoia Investment Management.
Qatar’s accession to the MSCI Emerging Markets index would open it up to new investment inflows and might prompt a liberalization of other equity markets in the region
The global credit crunch and associated economic downturn hit Kazakhstan hard.
Legal challenge mounted to controversial order as debt hierarchy overturned
For a company that likes to keep its head below the parapet, commodities trader Glencore could not have appointed a more incongruous chairman.
After decades of neglect, infrastructure in central and eastern Europe is in urgent need of upgrading.
European banks benefit from euro introduction; spurs consolidation of market share.
Tier 1 ratio or market solvency triggers?; Bankers fear proposal would create volatility
Market seen as good value after protracted underperformance and earthquake; But care needed in finding recovery potential
The USA is in an economic and political impasse.
European banks target Latin America
Having spurned AIG’s approach, the New York Fed is under pressure to achieve top dollar.
Technology has changed the game forever.
Seen as hedge to currency debasement; Integrated FX and metals pricing adds advantage
Australian Treasury stops exchange takeover; Nasdaq, CME possible alternative partners
Hedging hit may spread to other banks; BlackRock findings reinvigorate lawsuit
The region’s economic growth is healthy but over-reliant on the rest of Europe.
The collateralized loan obligation market has been one of the surprise recovery stories of the past year.
Unilever prices just over 1%; Renminbi IPO in HK meets caution
Current account deficit key economic weakness; Government spending promises add to woes
The country faces more than a liquidity crisis; a fiscal restructuring of the economy is required.
Mixed fortunes for IPOs; Credit Suisse maintains dominance
Continuing political instability in North Africa and the Middle East, together with oil-supply constraints, will increase energy risks and therefore prices.
The decision by Standard & Poor’s to place the US on credit watch with a “negative outlook” is a watershed.
Geithner supports move; Foreign issuance into dollar market increases
The fee hiatus left by Fannie and Freddie will be filled.
Goldman Sachs cut out trading completely in the first quarter – at least that’s what the language of its earnings filing indicates.
Russia’s underdeveloped capital markets are on track for much-needed modernization.