Investors look for QE clue from ECB forecast

Investors are eagerly awaiting the release of the European Central Bank’s next set of inflation forecasts on Thursday, which will be the first to include estimates for 2020. The figures could provide a clue as to whether the central bank will keep pumping money into SSA bonds after September next year.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 13 Dec 2017
The ECB is set to halve its overall bond purchases to €30bn from January and has said it will keep buying bonds until at least September. Investors and bankers expect that to cause some mild spread widening in the latter half of next year — although that will ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 10,381.54 13 11.25%
2 JPMorgan 10,114.01 13 10.96%
3 Citi 9,037.14 14 9.79%
4 HSBC 7,587.14 11 8.22%
5 NatWest Markets 6,826.39 6 7.40%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 26,051.28 56 12.99%
2 HSBC 19,540.53 40 9.75%
3 JPMorgan 16,310.02 35 8.14%
4 Deutsche Bank 15,761.17 21 7.86%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,209.83 40 7.09%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,357.89 34 9.18%
2 Barclays 18,682.87 27 8.42%
3 HSBC 15,561.43 46 7.01%
4 BNP Paribas 14,769.79 25 6.66%
5 NatWest Markets 13,389.93 13 6.03%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 44,619.47 132 8.10%
2 JPMorgan 43,291.91 176 7.85%
3 HSBC 40,157.40 132 7.29%
4 Barclays 32,503.80 92 5.90%
5 Deutsche Bank 30,222.31 83 5.48%