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

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
Topic |   Bonds
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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