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Debt issuers in Asia Pacific raise record USD 1.02 trillion

Debt issuers in the Asia Pacific region have raised a record USD 1.02 trillion so far this year, registering an increase of 36 per cent from the year ago period, global deal tracking firm Dealogic said. The Asia-Pacific DCM [debt capital market] volume has reached a record USD 1.02 trillion in so far this year and is already 95 per cent of the full year record of USD 1.07 trillion raised in 2011.

The issuers from the Asia Pacific region has registered an increase of 36 per cent over the period under consideration last year when USD 745.7 billion was raised. According to Dealogic Asia-Pacific DCM volume currently accounts for 21 per cent of global DCM volume [USD 4.83 trillion], the highest share on record, and the sixth consecutive year-on-year increase in market share since 2007. Among the Asia Pacific issuers, the North Asian issuers attracted deals amounting to USD 456.2 billion so far this year, accounting for a 45 per cent of the total Asia pacific DCM volume. 'Volume has been pushed by deals from North Asian issuers, which has totaled a record USD 456.2 billion YTD, up 54 per cent year-on-year [USD 296.9 billion] ,' the Dealogic report added.
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