Mnuchin capital curb sets up dollar duration for SSAs

A call by US Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin this week to lessen the capital burden on banks had a bigger effect on US rates than a well telegraphed Federal Reserve target rate rise, creating some breathing space in long end swap spreads. That could ease long dated public sector bond issuance, but with euro market offering enviable duration funding, there may not be a queue of borrowers ready to print, writes Craig McGlashan.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 15 Jun 2017

The proposed reform was part of a wider US Treasury document released on Monday about changes aimed at improving the US financial system. But it was the part on deregulating capital holdings that really moved the dollar market.

“The

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,481.15 26 4.39%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 3.83%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 3.79%
4 Barclays 15,870.51 25 3.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 3.50%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,463.63 126 11.62%
2 Citi 52,833.87 135 11.48%
3 HSBC 35,802.36 90 7.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,298.88 106 7.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 31,295.15 75 6.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 34,793.50 122 7.23%
2 HSBC 34,778.70 117 7.23%
3 Barclays 32,929.25 80 6.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,906.26 88 6.63%
5 BNP Paribas 31,635.81 68 6.58%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 95,819.56 331 7.31%
2 JPMorgan 94,013.25 550 7.17%
3 HSBC 82,226.81 301 6.27%
4 Barclays 67,375.60 218 5.14%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,801.88 220 5.09%