Bonds

Kuwait’s holdings of the US treasuries increased by 25.2% year-on-year
4 hours ago Kuwait’s holdings of US treasuries shrink 6.6% in November
Mubasher: A decline of 6.6% was registered for Kuwait’s holdings of the US treasury securities during November 2017 compared to October 2017. Kuwait’s holdings of the US government securities, including bills, notes, and bonds, decreased to $36.8 …
Saudi holdings of US government bonds hit $149 billion by the end of November 2017
11:41 AM KSA raises US Treasury holdings to $149bn in November
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia raised its holdings of US Treasury bonds and notes by 48.9% year-on-year during November 2017, the US Treasury Department said on Thursday. Saudi holdings of US government bonds hit $149 billion by the end of …
Dubai's largest lender may set the deal’s price in the coming days
10:35 AM Emirates NBD appoints Standard Chartered to lead Formosa bond issue
Dubai – Mubasher: Emirates NBD bank on Thursday appointed Standard Chartered and other banks to lead a Formosa bond issue, some informed sources told Reuters. The potential deal will be the bank’s first public Formosa bond issue, Reuters reported, …
The value of this issuance is equal to the CBK’s latest issue on 9 January
16 January 02:36 PM Kuwait C.bank issues KWD 240m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities worth KWD 240 million ($1 million), with a return of 2%. Covered 4.1 times at a total demand value of KWD 992 million, this bond issuance has a duration of three months to …
The issue has a maturity of 30 years
16 January 09:45 AM FAB issues $610m Formosa bond
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: First Abu Dhabi Bank has issued a $610 million Formosa bond, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The issue has a maturity of 30 years, the largest bank in the UAE said in a statement, adding that it is redeemable …
QNB issues bonds of $720m in Taipei Stock Exchange
11 January 06:09 PM QNB issues bonds of $720m in Taipei Stock Exchange
Mubasher: Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Thursday announced that it has completed a $720 million, 30-year Formosa bond issuance under its Euro Medium Term Note (EMTN) programme, according to the bank’s statement on its website. "Formosa bonds are …
This new bonds issuance was covered four times
11 January 05:04 PM Kuwait C.bank issues KWD 100m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on has issued debt instruments worth KWD 100 million on Wednesday, according to a recent report. The bonds issuance has a three-year duration period, with a return of 2.5%. The CBK said that this new …
Qatar is negotiating a number of international banks to issue $9 billion bond sale in Q1-18
11 January 05:04 PM Qatar in talks with int'l banks for $9bn bond sale
Mubasher: Qatar is negotiating a number of international banks to issue $9 billion bond sale in the first quarter of 2018 in a bid to finance its budget deficit. It is expected that 2018 bond issuance would be in line with or more than the $9 …
The previous-week bond sale was placed with institutional investors
10 January 09:48 AM ADCB sells $540m Formosa bonds
Dubai – Mubasher: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank (ADCB) raised $540 million from selling a Formosa bond, sources said. The previous-week bond sale was placed with institutional investors and Barclays arranged the transaction, Reuters reported, citing …
These bonds issue has a duration of six months to mature on 10 July 2018
9 January 03:30 PM CBK issues KWD 240m bonds, raises return
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) on Tuesday issued bonds and securities valued at KWD 240 million ($796.8 million) in line with raising the return to 2.125%. These bonds issue has a duration of six months to mature on 10 July 2018, …
The issuance was well received by a wide variety of investors including government
7 January 01:30 PM KAMCO, GBK, NBK Capital lead KIPCO’s KWD 100m bonds
Mubasher: KAMCO Investment Company, Gulf Bank of Kuwait (GBK), and NBK Capital acted as Joint Lead Managers for the Kuwait Projects Company (KIPCO)’s senior unsecured dual-tranche bonds worth KWD 100 million. This bonds issue is due December 2024, …
The issue will be offered in Kuwaiti dinar or any foreign currency
4 January 01:54 PM Noor’s shareholders to consider bonds, sukuk issue
Mubasher: Noor Financial Investment will hold its ordinary general meeting (OGM) on Monday, 22 January to consider issuing bonds and sukuk inside and outside Kuwait with the legal maximum level. The issue will be offered in Kuwaiti dinar or …
The highest bond issue in 2017 was Mubadala’s $1.5 billion issue
3 January 06:21 PM UAE debt instruments register $39bn in 2017
By: Bedour Al Raee Dubai – Mubasher: The UAE’s government and companies increased their debt instrument issues to $39 billion during 2017 from $24.26 billion in the previous year, according to a survey conducted by Mubasher. In 2017, the UAE-based …
The demand for KIPCO’s subscription to bonds exceeded the supply by 1.45 times
28 December 2017 05:04 PM KIPCO issues KWD 100m bonds in 2 tiers
Mubasher: Kuwait Projects Holding (KIPCO) has completed the issuance of bonds valued at KWD 100 million ($331 million) as the first issuance in the private companies sector in Kuwait for a seven-year tenor. The demand for KIPCO’s subscription to …
The Malaysian fund was required to pay IPIC around $600 million by 31 December
28 December 2017 00:26 PM Malaysia's 1MDB settles $1.2bn to UAE's IPIC
Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: The Abu Dhabi’s government-owned International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) stated that the Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) had paid all the required payments as part of a settlement agreement, …
The QCB’s bond issues jumped 61% to QAR 18.47 billion in 2017
21 December 2017 06:53 PM Qatar borrows QAR 47bn in 2017, eyes new debt issues in 2018
By: Eman Ghaly Mubasher: After recording its first budget deficit in almost 15 years in 2016 following the sharp drop in oil prices, Qatar began relying heavily on debt issuances such as bonds and sukuk to finance its deficit, particularly as the …
The bonds were subscribed 5.7 times
19 December 2017 04:40 PM Kuwait C.bank issues KWD 160m bonds, raises return
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities valued at KWD 160 million, the central bank said. This bonds issue was in line with raising the return on bonds to 2%, the highest return by the CBK since over seven years …
China is the top holder of US government debt with $1.19 billion
17 December 2017 00:03 PM KSA raises US Treasury holdings to $145.2bn in October
Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Arabia raised its holdings of  US Treasury bonds year-on-year by 50.16% in October 2017 to $145.2 billion, from $96.7 billion, the US Treasury Department's data showed on Sunday. On a monthly basis, the Kingdom increased …
CBE to issue EGP13.25bn T-bills Thursday
14 December 2017 11:43 AM CBE to issue EGP13.25bn T-bills Thursday
Cairo – Mubasher: The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) will issue on Thursday treasury bills worth EGP 13.25 billion, in coordination with the Ministry of Finance (MoF) to support the country’s budget deficit. The treasury bills will be issued through …
The demand volume of this bonds issue stood at KWD 907 million
13 December 2017 03:39 PM Kuwait C. bank issues KWD 160m bonds
Mubasher: The Central Bank of Kuwait (CBK) has issued bonds and securities worth KWD 160 million ($530.7 million) for three months ending on 13 March 2018. The demand volume of this bonds issue stood at KWD 907 million, while it was oversubscribed …