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Sunday, 03 January 2021
Dec/Jan 2020/2021

KangaNews DCM Summit duration webinar

The development of long-dated liquidity is a massive agenda item for the Australian debt market, as sovereign issuance soars and yield at the front end stays anchored. Local and global market participants shared views on how duration has evolved internationally and what might be in store for Australia, at a November KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit 2020 webinar.

Wednesday, 25 August 2021
Aug/Sep 2021

Sustainable finance eyes ambition and amplification

Discussions at the KangaNews Sustainable Debt Summit 2021 virtual event in June suggest market engagement with environmental, social and governance issues continues to deepen. Norms in sustainability-linked instruments are quickly solidifying while developments in accounting, disclosure and stakeholder engagement are also contributing to momentum.

Monday, 23 August 2021
Aug/Sep 2021 SSA supplement

Profiles of SSA borrowers 2021

Key information, charts and contact details for 36 supranational, sovereign and agency (SSA) borrowers relevant to the Australian and New Zealand markets. Profiles include details on sustainable finance and overall funding strategies.

Monday, 23 August 2021
Aug/Sep 2021 SSA supplement

SSAs' gaze returns to transition

Supranational, sovereign and agency borrowers have always been funding innovators, leading the way in opening new markets and introducing new products. With the worst of the pandemic apparently passed, at least in the developed world, the sector’s attention has returned to delivering the funding needed to address the other crisis of our time – the transition to a net-zero economy.

Wednesday, 18 August 2021
Aug/Sep 2021 SSA supplement

Down under dynamics

Supranational, sovereign and agency issuance in the Australian and New Zealand dollar markets rebounded in the first half of 2021 as conditions lined up much more favourably than they did throughout most of 2020. Of particular significance has been the emergence of new issuers and new green, social and sustainability bond programmes.

Sunday, 18 July 2021
Jun/Jul 2021

Market function at a critical juncture

The KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit 2021 virtual event took place on 9 June, ahead of another important period for the Australian economy and market’s emergence from the COVID-19 crisis. Discussions throughout the day reiterated the importance of Reserve Bank of Australia policy settings for determining the path of both.

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