Deal and ratings review, week ending 11 January 2019

Primary issuance for 2019 got underway in the second week of January. Themed issuance was in focus, with Asian Development Bank pricing a A$1 billion (US$719 million) green bond and International Finance Corporation's A$400 million social-bond tap. Meanwhile, Commonwealth Bank of Australia printed a A$2.5 billion dual-tranche senior deal.