BIS head warns of central bank risks to stability

Central banks’ rapid and unprecedented balance sheet expansion is increasing the risks of financial stability, the head of the Bank for International Settlements has said in a speech that also called for individual lenders to do more to strengthen their own balance sheets, writes Katie Llanos-Small.

  • 29 Jun 2012

Exceptional measures by central banks to keep interest rates low and maintain liquidity to banks have prevented a global recession but cannot remove the fundamental obstacles to sustainable growth, Jaime Caruana, general manager of the BIS, told the organisation’s AGM in Basel on June 24.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 10,366.35 53 6.12%
2 UniCredit 8,379.23 66 4.94%
3 BNP Paribas 7,918.03 38 4.67%
4 LBBW 7,715.16 44 4.55%
5 Commerzbank Group 7,314.58 47 4.32%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 95,196.13 374 7.34%
2 Citi 84,377.63 495 6.50%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 82,995.76 326 6.40%
4 Goldman Sachs 77,646.91 437 5.98%
5 JPMorgan 75,640.06 362 5.83%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 72,404.41 381 11.11%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,776.05 274 10.24%
3 Morgan Stanley 64,793.39 267 9.94%
4 JPMorgan 62,634.86 274 9.61%
5 Goldman Sachs 56,891.64 364 8.73%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 5,543.24 22 6.98%
2 LBBW 5,487.17 19 6.90%
3 BNP Paribas 4,946.20 16 6.22%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,748.11 18 5.97%
5 Commerzbank Group 4,389.40 18 5.52%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 9,144.21 24 13.25%
2 HSBC 8,738.18 35 12.66%
3 BNP Paribas 4,721.16 25 6.84%
4 Citi 4,398.19 35 6.37%
5 Credit Suisse 4,325.15 22 6.27%