Malaysia's first 200bil yen Samurai bond to be issued in March

Published on 12 Feb 2019 5:43:03 PM

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng has confirmed that Malaysia’s first 200 billion yen 10-year Samurai bond, which is guaranteed by the Japanese government, will be issued in March.

Speaking on this before launching the Tun Razak Exchange Lifestyle Precinct on Tuesday, Lim said the issuance of the Samurai bond and favourable external factors would enable the country to face any upcoming challenges.