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2011 (Vol. 3, Issue: 3)
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Prospects and Challenges of Corporate Bonds Financing in Tanzania

Saganga M. Mussa and Viscal Kihongo
Corresponding Author:  Saganga M. Mussa 

Key words:  Corporate bond, DSE, issuance, market liquidity and information, , ,
Vol. 3 , (3): 178-187
Submitted Accepted Published
2011 May, 27 2011 July, 18 2011 August, 15

The study is based on a study that investigated factors that affect the issuance of corporate bonds in Tanzania. The study presents corporate bonds markets development as both a source of finance on one hand and as an investment channel on the other hand. It compares results to other similar cases comparable to Tanzania. It focuses on factors that are affecting corporate bonds issuance process among Tanzanian corporations. Based on a multivariate analysis, factors that were assessed for effects on corporate bonds issuance were; corporate bonds restrictive covenants, market liquidity and knowledge and information in the market and among investors. The results indicated that the three factors were not the only factors that affected corporate bonds issuance in Tanzania, but rather a myriad of other factors that affected issuance exist.
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Saganga M. Mussa and Viscal Kihongo, 2011. Prospects and Challenges of Corporate Bonds Financing in Tanzania.  Asian Journal of Business Management, 3(3): 178-187.
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