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Issuance of Asset-Backed Securities, Third Quarter 2019

October 28, 2019

The amount of asset-backed securities (ABS) issued for the third quarter of 2019 came to KRW9.6 trillion in total, down KRW1.3 trillion or 11.9% from the same period a year earlier. Mortgage-backed securities (MBS) issuance by the Korea Housing Finance Corporation (KHFC) came to KRW5.3 trillion (55.2%) of total ABS issuance for the period. Issuance by financial and non-financial companies totaled KRW1.9 trillion (19.8%) and KRW2.4 trillion (25.0%), respectively, in the July-to-September period.