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Debt issuance in SSA falls to a three-year low

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According to Thomson Reuters quarterly analysis of investment banking data published last week, debt issuance in Africa fell by 22% in 2015, sinking to its lowest level in 3 years. Rising interest rates in the USA, slowing economies at home and the slump in commodity prices have all combined to dampen the appetites of African states and companies to tap the fixed income markets following a record year for debt issuance on the continent in 2014.

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