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Investors in Asia snap up fixed-for-life perpetuals

Locking in rates today may look good with 10-year US Treasuries yielding only around 2.16%

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Coupon payments for bonds with no set maturity date such as those by Sun Hung Kai Properties have been as low as 4.45%.

Hong Kong

ASIAN companies are testing just how far investors are prepared to go in their search for yield in a "low flation" world.

Issuers in Asia excluding Japan have sold US$14.5 billion of perpetual bonds so far this year, a record for any half-year period, according to data

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