Catalonia: ‘Markets fear violence, not our independence’

Bond markets remain sanguine about the declaration of independence by Catalonia's president Carles Puigdemont on Tuesday, but that could change sharply if Spain clamps down with force.

  • By Victor Jimenez
  • 11 Oct 2017

“The Bonos premium could skyrocket to 2011 levels unless Spain sits at the negotiation table,” said a source at Catalonia’s finance ministry on Tuesday afternoon.

In a brief public appearance at noon on Wednesday, Spain’s prime minister Mariano Rajoy said he had requested the Catalan government to confirm or ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 17,773.39 25 9.05%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 8.19%
3 BNP Paribas 14,513.99 21 7.39%
4 Barclays 14,014.48 21 7.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,328.33 24 6.78%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 48,143.17 117 11.92%
2 Citi 45,631.49 117 11.30%
3 HSBC 32,619.65 76 8.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,796.56 92 7.88%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,169.34 61 6.48%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 32,369.73 94 7.27%
2 UniCredit 32,160.99 106 7.23%
3 Goldman Sachs 31,301.28 81 7.03%
4 BNP Paribas 30,965.57 63 6.96%
5 Barclays 30,125.25 71 6.77%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 86,363.02 489 7.38%
2 Citi 86,161.20 295 7.36%
3 HSBC 75,912.57 258 6.48%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 62,681.73 193 5.35%
5 Barclays 59,041.67 186 5.04%