Volatile rates clobber local currency bond markets

Asia’s international bond market is not the only one reeling from the jump in yields arising from fears that US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is ready to taper quantitative easing.

  • By Rashmi Kumar
  • 12 Jul 2013

Bonds denominated in local currencies such as the Singapore dollar, Korean won, Malaysian ringgit and Philippine peso have also witnessed soaring yields and nose-diving prices as investors have become more convinced that the days of ultra-low rates are gone.

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All Corporate Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,526.81 410 7.15%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,157.13 378 6.22%
3 Citi 78,017.43 388 5.90%
4 Barclays 62,596.22 268 4.74%
5 Deutsche Bank 60,332.59 249 4.56%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 18,886.68 80 9.00%
2 Barclays 16,575.05 61 7.90%
3 Deutsche Bank 15,098.70 57 7.20%
4 HSBC 12,906.84 56 6.15%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 12,165.97 62 5.80%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 5,095.99 40 8.35%
2 Goldman Sachs 4,273.93 33 7.01%
3 Deutsche Bank 4,159.17 38 6.82%
4 Credit Suisse 3,915.70 42 6.42%
5 Barclays 3,740.83 31 6.13%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated HY Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 21,273.54 160 11.24%
2 Citi 17,526.81 129 9.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,607.84 134 8.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 13,221.26 95 6.98%
5 Barclays 13,207.72 84 6.98%

Bookrunners of European Corporate IG Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 BNP Paribas 17,949.66 81 6.87%
2 Deutsche Bank 17,622.26 57 6.74%
3 HSBC 16,803.90 77 6.43%
4 Barclays 16,166.69 72 6.19%
5 Citi 15,341.21 64 5.87%