Proceeds from the sale will go toward working capital and refinancing existing debt.
While speculation has been rife that China may run down its vast holdings of US Treasuries in retaliation, the option is often dismissed as improbable.
The country has received offers from quite a lot of lenders proposing to help it raise funds in euros or Swiss francs.
The reason for the lack of demand was mainly due to investors’ hunger for higher returns, rather than any question over the automaker’s creditworthiness.
BNM governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says the impact would not be significant on Malaysia as the country has a big pool of domestic institutional investors.
Wealthy investors in Asia are borrowing money to purchase funds that could load up on lower-rated bonds to prepare themselves if the market turns.
RAM Rating Services Bhd confident capable local investors can step in if foreigners decided to exit the corporate bond market.
Potential removal from world bond index continues to raise concerns
It says this is due the country's strong fundamentals.
Foreign investors have been reducing their Malaysian government bond positions since late 2016 and held about US$37 billion of the securities as of March.
Malaysia's Islamic capital market was valued at RM1.88 trillion at the end of 2018, constituting 61% of the local capital market.
The fund denies a Bloomberg report that it is mulling the first sale of exchangeable bonds to finance its overseas investments.
Qatar has been economically and politically isolated by a Saudi-led bloc since June 2017 over claims it supports terrorist groups and seeks better ties with Saudi arch-rival Iran.
As credit defaults in China continue to rise, global investors are cautioned to remain savvy when considering their investments.
Markets are cautiously optimistic as US President Donald Trump is set to meet with China’s top trade negotiator in Washington on Friday.
Two Japanese lenders - Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc., Mizuho Financial Group Inc. - as well as Samba Financial Group and Gulf International Bank BSC are said to be among those being appointed.
Chinese bonds proved a great diversification play in 2018, advancing steadily while many markets saw losses.
Assets in both countries will be tested this week as India reports key inflation and factory output figures, while Indonesia releases trade data.
Malaysia’s ringgit was their favourite of eight regional currencies, while for bonds, China was the top pick.
Investors have turned skittish about the health of India’s finances amid signs that the government is ready to sacrifice fiscal discipline.
Lebanon has one of the world's highest levels of public debt compared to GDP and stagnant growth.
Prospective issuers may turn to bank loans for funding if bond-market volatility increases.
Almost all emerging Asian currencies are expected to weaken by the end of June.
A ministry official says Jakarta aims to sell bonds worth 120 trillion rupiah (US$8.41 billion) equivalent in foreign currencies to fund the 2019 budget.