ECB cheers corp bond market by revealing expectations were right

The European Central Bank surprised some corporate bond market participants on Thursday by setting out how it expects monetary policy to evolve over the next year and a half.

  • By Nigel Owen
  • 14 Jun 2018

Many had thought the long-awaited announcement on how the ECB's quantitative easing programme would be brought to an end would be deferred until July.

But Mario Draghi, ECB president, with the unanimous support of the governing council, grasped the nettle and said it would cut down in September from ...

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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4 Goldman Sachs 5,728.64 21 5.65%
5 Barclays 5,368.96 18 5.30%

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5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,125.97 7 5.51%

Bookrunners of European HY Bonds

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2 Barclays 2,536.07 5 7.38%
3 JPMorgan 2,444.85 4 7.11%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,436.88 6 7.09%
5 MUFG 2,123.57 3 6.18%