BNP Tips Tapering Strategy Ahead of Bernanke Address

Investors should buy receiver spreads 1x2 and ladders on the iTraxx Main, since such instruments offer a cheap or zero cost way to construct a bullish position ahead of an address by Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, at the Federal Open Market Committee on June 19. Bernanke is expected to announce that the Fed will begin tapering monetary policy in the U.S., leading some strategists to take a position on the iTraxx Main that will benefit in the event that the index tightens.

  • 17 Jun 2013
Investors should buy receiver spreads 1x2 and ladders on the iTraxx Main, since such instruments offer a cheap or zero cost way to construct a bullish positionahead of an address by Ben Bernanke, the chairman of the Federal Reserve, at the Federal Open Market Committee on June ...

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 244,235.70 910 8.87%
2 JPMorgan 223,767.95 1021 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 211,276.97 750 7.68%
4 Barclays 166,062.82 634 6.03%
5 Goldman Sachs 162,877.27 537 5.92%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 HSBC 25,385.87 103 7.10%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 7.03%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,023.57 59 6.16%
4 BNP Paribas 18,766.65 109 5.25%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,157.63 105 5.08%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 12,578.87 55 8.17%
2 Citi 11,338.07 71 7.36%
3 UBS 10,682.06 44 6.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 10,419.53 53 6.76%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,194.88 57 6.62%