Record issuance in Australian market in 1H.
KfW, EIB, CADES and IFC issue Kangaroos.
Kauri bond market opens in 2009 with deals from CEB, NIB and KBN.
Big volumes from financial institutions in both guaranteed and unguaranteed format.
Q&A: Putting the sparkle back in the sunshine state
In an exclusive interview Andrew Fraser, treasurer of the state of Queensland, talks to KangaNews about guarantees, downgrades and the funding relationship between state and central governments.
Feature: Shoring up the foundations
The legislation for the commonwealth to guarantee semi-government bonds was approved on June 18. Australia’s two biggest state issuers will take up the sovereign guarantee on existing bonds, and have already started to use new approaches to filling big funding tasks for the financial year ahead.
Feature: Super-sizing fixed income
KangaNews looks at how the crisis is shaping new and more dynamic fixed income strategies for the custodians of Australian’s wealth.
Roundtable: SSAs: staying the course in the Kangaroo and Kauri bond markets
ANZ brought together triple-A heavyweights to discuss their approach to the Antipodean markets in the context of their overall funding strategies.
Feature: Bridging the gap
Australian investors say appetite for credit is growing, yet so far corporate issuance has not filled the breach. Participants from all sides of the market say a renewed commitment to communication could help start the flow.
Roundtable: Building bridges in the Australian corporate bond market
The four major Australian banks brought issuers and investors together to thrash out the issues in the way of a more vibrant domestic corporate bond market.
Exclusive data and league tables on AUD and Kangaroo deals priced in the year to July 10.
Latest Issue 2013 May
Asset allocation innovations. Corporates in focus: offshore funding and equity credit hybrids. RBNZ on the pourpose of OBR. Plus news, commentary, market analysis and deal data.