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21 Feb 2017   Daily Roundup

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China’s iQiyi.com raises US$1.53bn in new funds – Bahrain and Oman prepare new dollar-bond issuances – Kuwait’s KIPCO issues US$500mn 4.5% bond – Nigeria plans to borrow US$1bn from World Bank – Rosneft set to finalize purchase of India’s Essar Oil for US$12.9bn - Mexico's Central Bank chief Agustin Carstens agrees to stay in the job amid Trump uncertainty - Citigroup agrees to pay a penalty of US$5.4mn to South Africa in rand rigging probe

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Mongolia reached an agreement over US$440mn IMF loan package - Leftist Lenin Moreno on course to win Ecuador’s presidential election – Nigerian naira hits new black-market lows – Ghana suspend US$4.1bn bond issuance - Moody’s upgrade’s Russia’s sovereign outlook to stable - Russian Railways set the first coupon at 8.65% for RUB25bn domestic bond - Indonesian construction firm PT Hutama Karya preps a IDR5.5tn (US$412mn) bond for April

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KIPCO prices benchmark bond – Dubai in the market for fresh credit – Turkey sets final guidance on re-tap – AfDB supports Kenyan agricultural development programme – Nigeria Eurobond 8X oversubscribed – Realty SA in restructuring talks – Argentina’s Province of La Rioja prices US$200mn bond – China to strengthen anti-money laundering measures – RBI eases access on Masala bonds

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Ahli Bank of Qatar sets final guidance on bond – Majid Al Futtaim could sell benchmark notes to help finance Geant stake acquisition – US$2.5bn World Bank loan to Nigeria contingent on FX reform – Nigeria to make Paris Agreement announcement alongside green bond launch – South Africa slaps fine on over a dozen banks – Terrafina nails US$150mn refi – Algar Telecom readies dual-tranche debenture – India banks struggle with bad loans – VTB bank privatisation put on hold

Colombia’s Central Bank Chief Vows to Aim for Inflation Target Despite Headwinds

Juan Jose Echavarria, the new Governor of Colombia’s Central Bank, has come into the job at a time of uncertainty for global markets. With inflationary pressures simmering, countered by the need to boost growth through tightening, Bonds & Loans asked the country’s top banker about the legacy he has inherited and how the Bank plans to navigate the challenging economic landscape ahead.

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RMB Namibia issues first inflation-linked bond – World Bank, Kenya partner on agriculture programme – Nigeria looks to huge asset divestment programme – Venezuela clamps down on Odebrecht – Albanesi secures US$175mn project finance facility – Pemex prices record euro trade – India to cut subsidies to state-owned lenders – Yingde, Air Products deal stalls – Russian Railways picks banks for bond – Russia MinFin mulls new VAT rate

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Qatar to target LNG import investments – Electricity Holding Co. mulls US$2bn in fundraising – Aramco could issue US$10bn ahead of IPO – SA unemployment rate falls – Cocobod to borrow less than 2016/17 – IDB mulls US$400mn Mexico loan – Energisa preps debentures – India’s PFC hits market with private placement – China debt hits new monthly increase record – Fitch: Russian banking sector outlook improves

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Kuwait loan growth hits 5-year low – Dubai Arabtec mulls AED1.5bn rights issue – UAE plans new debt law – Sibanye finalises US$2.65bn loan – Tunisia sells €850mn – Argentina to extend local market borrowing this week – Petrobras rating upgraded – Mexico CB hikes 50bp – PBOC presses play on repos – China mulls huge aluminium, steel production cuts – Rosneft may divest loss-making refineries – Poland drops mortgage loan re-denomination efforts

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Ras Al Khaimah in talks ahead of bond sale – S&P: GCC borrowing could top US$275bn in 3 year – Nigeria prices US$1bn Eurobond inside the curve – GACM mulls follow-on green bond – Colombia nixes pension fund PM tax – ADB returns to the market with US$3.75bn benchmark bond – RBI shifts to stance to ‘accommodative’ – Alfa-bank, Gazprom place local market notes

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Turkish NPLs on the rise due to currency woes – Botas gets US$400mn from World Bank – Nigeria sets IPTs on Eurobond – Ecobank looks to increase customers by 10X – Venezuela mulls swap with Nomura – Province of BA hits the market with new bond, re-tap – Ant Financial looking for US$3bn – Sri Lanka to raise up to US$2.5bn this year – Rusal to issued fresh Panda bonds

 

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