Publication: Turkey - Corporate Bond Market Development : Priorities and Challenges

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The study is in response to a request by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey to assist them in developing the corporate bond market in line with best practices globally. The objective of this study is to carry out an assessment of the status of the corporate bond market in Turkey. The study identifies key impediments and solutions to sustainable development, and it presents a roadmap to address the key impediments to the development of a dynamic and robust corporate bond market. This study provides a comprehensive review of the Turkish corporate bond market: chapter two provides an overview of the Turkish economy and financial sector; chapter three discusses key impediments to the vibrant development of the corporate bond; chapter four looks at the Turkish bond market within global bond markets and gives a review of the Turkish government bond market; chapter five discusses issues relating to the investor base, factors constraining the growth of a broad and diversified investor base are highlighted; chapter six provides an overview of derivatives market in Turkey and discusses its important role in enhancing liquidity in the secondary markets for government and corporate bonds. The study concludes with a recommended roadmap to develop the corporate bond market in chapter seven. The annexes cover the latest corporate bond offerings in Turkey and examine the expected transaction costs. Survey details of the survey are also in the annex, and details on selected emerging market corporate bond markets and market issues relating to the legal, regulatory and tax frameworks for the bond market.
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