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Tuesday, 23 July 2019

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  • Frontier Markets Bond

    The Independent State of Papua New Guinea put itself firmly on the map for global fund managers with a wildly popular debut sovereign bond, proving that the capital markets can provide essential growth funding even in torrid conditions.

  • Frontier Markets Equity Issue

    The record D31trn (US$1.3bn) initial equity offering of property developer Vinhomes tested the limits of the Vietnamese stock market, proving that the fast-growing country has the ability to host sizable offerings.

  • IFR Asia Awards 2018

    The end of 2018 may not feel like much cause for celebration in Asia’s capital markets, but it would be a mistake to overlook the tremendous achievements of the past 12 months.

  • Glossary 2018

    Alternative definitions of the year’s buzzwords

  • Rising US interest rates and geopolitical tensions weigh heavily on the outlook for 2018

    The year in cartoons

    The year in cartoons

  • Beyond the Chinese wall

    Beyond the Chinese wall

    The barriers around China’s capital markets are coming down, just as politicians threaten to escalate Sino-US tensions into an all-out trade war.

  • Global Ambition

    Global Ambition

    Japanese banks have for decades been criticised, fairly or unfairly, for a boom-bust approach to international business. Amid ongoing monetary stimulus at home, how do their global ambitions stack up today?

  • Don’t panic!

    Don’t panic!

    The past 12 months have been a rollercoaster ride for Asia’s credit markets. But to this seasoned operator, an end to the exuberance of recent years is no cause for alarm.

  • Reg S: Australia’s Royal Commission reveals some shady practices

    Reg S: Australia’s Royal Commission reveals some shady practices

    To see the digital version of this review, please click here .

  • Reg S: The team adjusts to a world of low banking fees

    Reg S: The team adjusts to a world of low banking fees

    To see the digital version of this review, please click here .