Two Ohio-based banks are expected to bring a total of $750 million in bonds to market this week.

Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp is due in the market today with $250 million of 10-year subordinated bonds at the bank level. An infrequent issuer into the capital market, Fifth Third is expected to receive a positive reception from the market, said Allerton G. Smith, a fixed-income analyst at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.

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