World Bank sees Australian dollar market through first test as volatility rears

Lead managers say World Bank’s A$500 million (US$393.3 million) August 2028 Kangaroo print on 6 February was largely unaffected by the challenging backdrop which emerged after launch. However, while World Bank’s price and volume held up, renewed volatility is likely to keep other borrowers on pause – aided in part by the active start to the issuance year.