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Corporate Borrowers Flood Market With Most Bonds in Months (1)

Nov. 7, 2022, 6:38 PM

Global corporate bond markets burst back to life on Monday with the most debt deals in about two months.

Oracle Corp.’s long-awaited acquisition financing is leading 15 US high-grade issuers looking to get ahead of consumer price index data on Thursday and a bond market holiday on Friday. Eighteen issuers including Nestle SA tapped European investors in the busiest day since September for both markets, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

The surge in activity comes as companies emerge from earnings blackout periods and seize on a better credit market tone as borrowing costs march higher. Indexes tracking default risk ...