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Tuesday, 27 June 2017

MSCI relents on A-share inclusion

MSCI relents on A-share inclusion

IFR Asia 997 - June 24, 2017

China’s equity markets received their biggest global endorsement so far as US index provider MSCI finally opted to include mainland A-shares in its benchmark emerging markets index.

China orders checks on offshore loans

IFR Asia 997 - June 24, 2017

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China said on Friday its checks of loans to companies that made overseas acquisitions were routine, following reports that the regulator had ordered lenders to assess credit extended to a handful of highly acquisitive firms.

More disclosures for Indian munis

IFR Asia 997 - June 24, 2017

The Securities and Exchange Board of India has put out new guidelines to make municipal bonds more investor-friendly as Pune Municipal Corp reopened the market last Monday after over a decade to sell 10-year notes of Rs2bn (US$31m).

Addition to Aussie HY liquidity

IFR Asia 997 - June 24, 2017

UK-listed asset manager Intermediate Capital Group has raised around A$425m (US$321m) with the first closing of its flagship Australia Senior Loan Fund, targeting high-yield opportunities in leveraged finance.