SBI issue Formosa Bonds

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SBI became the first Indian bank to issue Formosa bonds and it has  raised $300 million.

SBI issue Formosa Bonds

  • The bond was sold through the London branch of the SBI.
  • The bonds will be listed in Taipei , Singapore stock exchange  and also at the India International Exchange at Gift City in Gujarat. 
  • The bonds are of five year duration and its interest rate has been linked with the US Treasury benchmark.

Formosa Bond

  • It is issued by a non Taiwanese company in Taiwan. 
  • The bond is denominated in currencies other than the Taiwan dollar.
  • The currency of Taiwan is Taiwan Dollar.
  • The bond is listed on the Taiwan stock exchange.
  • Taiwan was earlier called Formosa  and Taipei is its capital.

For benchmarking and US Treasury benchmark see the 7 January 2022 post 

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