The Solana shopping mall in Beijing stands almost empty on 12 February 2020. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus has been officially named Covid-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO). Photo: EPA-EFE
The Solana shopping mall in Beijing stands almost empty on 12 February 2020. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus has been officially named Covid-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO). Photo: EPA-EFE
Bonds

Funding the coronavirus fight: Chinese companies sell US$4.1 billion in bonds to shore up finances as economy falters

  • Legend Holdings, China State Shipbuilding, Central China Real Estate are among the borrowers that are tapping the capital market with “anti-epidemic bonds” amid virus outbreak
  • The Chinese bonds are among the US$9 billion of offshore deals by Asian borrowers signed since end of January

The Solana shopping mall in Beijing stands almost empty on 12 February 2020. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus has been officially named Covid-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO). Photo: EPA-EFE
The Solana shopping mall in Beijing stands almost empty on 12 February 2020. The disease caused by the novel coronavirus has been officially named Covid-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO). Photo: EPA-EFE
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