Thursday, 18 October 2018

Seismic shifts

IFR Asia 1062 - October 13, 2018

An earthquake in the small hours of Thursday morning gave delegates at the IMF’s annual meetings in Bali an uncomfortable reminder that Asia’s emerging economies remain vulnerable to unforeseen shocks. The financial markets are doing their part, too.

Going through the motions

IFR Asia 1062 - October 13, 2018

China's US$3bn sovereign bond issue on Thursday was only its third in the US dollar market since 2004, but after last year's triumphant return it was hard to escape a sense of weariness and déjà vu, with all eyes focused instead on Wall Street's rout.