Swiss francs offer relief as dollar bond market shuts

Swiss francs offer relief as dollar bond market shuts

Borrowers from Latin America have sold $1.57 billion worth of debt in Swiss francs this year, a record total reached before the year is even half finished, according to Dealogic. The run of issuance is providing solace to high-grade borrowers who have found themselves locked out of the dollar market as investors flee emerging market assets. Banco de Chile was the most recent borrower to hit the Swiss market, selling a 225 million Swiss franc ($243 million) on June 11. That followed the

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