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  • No commitment to taper from dovish ECB

    The European Central Bank’s Thursday meeting marked a return to traditionally dovish form, putting off any discussion of tapering or adjustment to monetary policy, writes Lewis McLellan.

    • 20 Jul 2017

  • GC BondMarker: MuniFin's short dollars get the edge on KfW

    The vote are in and the scores have been counted. The GC BondMarker voters have delivered their verdict on two benchmarks from the week commencing July 10: a €1bn 15 year from KfW and a three year dollar note from Municipality Finance.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Premiums ‘thing of the past’ for dollar SSAs

    Public sector issuers are enjoying a rare time in dollars, with a lack of supply and strong demand allowing tightly priced short end deals — leading one syndicate official to respond to a question on pricing concessions with: “New issue what?” But hopes of longer end issuance appear dashed as US yields fall as quickly as expectations that US president Donald Trump will deliver on his pro-growth policies.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • GC BondMarker dollar focus: Contrasting fortunes at the short end

    A pair of three year prints in dollars provoked very different reactions from GC BondMarker voters in the second quarter. Read on to find out more in this week’s BondMarker round-up, which looks at the most notable dollar deals of the last quarter.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • Alberta plots more dollar visits, outlines CP plans

    The Province of Alberta is planning another two dollar benchmarks during this calendar year, as it attempts to make up lost time after a surprise rating action by S&P earlier in the year. The sub-sovereign also revealed to GlobalCapital its issuance expectations for its new US commercial paper programme.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • EU escapes US MMF reform fate

    The European Union’s rules to improve the resilience of money market funds came into force on Thursday. Investors expecting similar consequences to those which followed the US reform can breathe a sigh of relief.

    • 20 Jul 2017

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  • EFSF shows it’s all about timing

    If ever there was an example of how much timing matters in the bond market, it was the European Financial Stability Facility’s dual tranche trade this week.

    • 06 Jul 2017

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SSA Priced Deals Database

Issuer Trade Date Currency Size (m)
Province of Alberta 19-Jul-17 USD 1,500
Kommunalbanken (KBN) 19-Jul-17 USD 500
KfW 19-Jul-17 EUR 1,000
Sweden 18-Jul-17 USD 2,750


European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,891.10 17 9.46%
2 Barclays 12,759.91 17 8.11%
3 HSBC 12,732.87 18 8.09%
4 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 7.71%
5 JPMorgan 10,382.02 14 6.60%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 64,707.03 216 7.61%
2 JPMorgan 64,103.16 349 7.54%
3 HSBC 54,776.10 208 6.44%
4 Barclays 49,173.78 145 5.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,614.64 170 5.37%

European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,891.10 17 9.46%
2 Barclays 12,759.91 17 8.11%
3 HSBC 12,732.87 18 8.09%
4 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 7.71%
5 JPMorgan 10,382.02 14 6.60%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 33,810.56 82 12.15%
2 JPMorgan 30,730.06 80 11.05%
3 HSBC 21,125.88 53 7.59%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,817.31 63 7.48%
5 Deutsche Bank 19,672.75 44 7.07%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 26,261.47 79 7.41%
2 Barclays 25,367.48 60 7.15%
3 BNP Paribas 25,241.18 48 7.12%
4 UniCredit 25,109.75 69 7.08%
5 JPMorgan 25,047.63 70 7.06%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jul 2017
1 Citi 64,707.03 216 7.61%
2 JPMorgan 64,103.16 349 7.54%
3 HSBC 54,776.10 208 6.44%
4 Barclays 49,173.78 145 5.78%
5 Deutsche Bank 45,614.64 170 5.37%