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 JPMorgan 15,293.97 23 9.68%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.52%
3 Citi 12,831.69 22 8.12%
4 HSBC 11,347.34 16 7.18%
5 BNP Paribas 9,566.00 13 6.05%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 38,458.62 103 12.21%
2 JPMorgan 28,322.17 76 8.99%
3 HSBC 26,160.46 65 8.30%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,330.13 73 8.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 21,942.20 50 6.96%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 34,785.31 89 8.33%
2 Barclays 31,331.38 59 7.51%
3 UniCredit 30,652.04 80 7.34%
4 HSBC 28,482.56 104 6.82%
5 BNP Paribas 26,256.57 63 6.29%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 75,004.61 421 7.08%
2 Citi 71,316.92 260 6.73%
3 HSBC 65,457.57 256 6.17%
4 Barclays 57,933.89 215 5.47%
5 Deutsche Bank 48,544.86 152 4.58%