Latest SSA People & Markets news

  • MTN dealers sceptical of costly Origin, but MAR could add value

    Origin, an electronic platform for private placement issuance, went live on Monday. While some dealers believe the system may be too costly for the service it provides, the market abuse regulation (MAR) could make the system more valuable.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • New Indonesian regulations demand bond dealer loyalty

    The Indonesian ministry of finance has announced new regulations mandating bond dealers to act in accordance with the country’s best interests, effective immediately.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Ignorance on climate is still rife

    Everyone in debt capital markets has heard of green bonds, and most in the financial world accept that sustainability and greenness are Good Things. But for all the grand commitments and PR initiatives, understanding of the issues is still as hazy as a Beijing smog.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Advisory body tells HK to speed up Bond Connect

    The Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) has recommended the city to speed up the implementation of Bond Connect to strengthen its position as a global offshore renminbi hub.

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • New climate risk push a game changer but investors call for mandatory rules

    The risk of a devastating collapse in oil and gas companies’ share prices, when investors suddenly start pricing in climate change, is one scenario financial regulators are trying to ward off with the launch of new guidelines this week, which are a milestone in the world’s response to global warming.

    • 15 Dec 2016
  • Investors blocked on climate finance by lack of opportunities

    More than half of a global group of 276 investors surveyed by HSBC have a strategy for reducing the environmental impact of their activities — but 74% of them encounter barriers to increasing their low carbon financing, mainly a lack of credible investment opportunities.

    • 08 Dec 2016
  • MAS rebukes banks, Goldman banker over 1MDB breaches

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has fined two more banks and sanctioned a former Goldman Sachs executive for breaches related to the disgraced Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

    • 02 Dec 2016
  • Margerin leaves Nomura’s MTN desk

    Jérôme Margerin has left the MTN desk at Nomura, where he has worked for more than two years.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • Italy pressure resumes despite ECB backstop

    Rumours of increased European Central Bank support have failed to take pressure off Italian sovereign credit default swaps, despite a rally on Tuesday, with the country resuming its widening divergence from European peers on Wednesday ahead of this weekend’s referendum.

    • 30 Nov 2016

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  • EIB will be the test for tricky 10s

    The European Investment Bank will look to raise cash at 10 years on Wednesday, providing an important gauge on the health of an area of the curve that has been inhospitable so far in 2017.

    • 17 Jan 2017

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 1,158.55 2 14.54%
1 JPMorgan 1,158.55 2 14.54%
1 HSBC 1,158.55 2 14.54%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,018.09 1 12.78%
5 Danske Bank 662.83 1 8.32%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 3,533.69 6 12.02%
2 JPMorgan 3,387.74 5 11.52%
3 HSBC 3,118.62 6 10.60%
4 Citi 3,063.28 6 10.42%
5 TD Securities Inc 2,869.30 6 9.76%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Jan 2017
1 JPMorgan 3,111.53 5 17.78%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,735.23 4 15.63%
3 HSBC 2,589.66 3 14.80%
4 LBBW 2,024.41 4 11.57%
5 Barclays 1,213.11 3 6.93%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 HSBC 8,562.94 16 11.90%
2 JPMorgan 7,530.41 18 10.46%
3 Barclays 7,389.83 18 10.27%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,234.66 16 8.66%
5 Citi 4,953.38 17 6.88%