HKMA announced that, as a representative of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government, it has appointed 10 primary dealers for the Institutional Bond Issuance Program under the Government Bond Program. The appointment period starts from October 01, 2019 and ends on September 20, 2021. The primary dealers appointed under the Institutional Bond Issuance Program are Bank of China (Hong Kong) Limited; Bank of Communications Company Limited; BNP Paribas, Hong Kong; Citibank N.A; Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; DBS Bank (Hong Kong) Limited; Hang Seng Bank Limited; Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited; Societe Generale; and Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited.
Keywords: Asia Pacific, Hong Kong, Banking, Primary Dealers, Institutional Bond Issuance Program, Government Bonds, HKMA
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