Investors hold on to Italy’s yield roller-coaster

Italy’s coalition government is taking investors on a wild ride, with different voices emanating from the populist grouping quickly shifting sentiment among the buy side. But the juicy spreads the sovereign offers over its peers has helped provide some respite from the sell-offs, said analysts.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 08 Aug 2018
Concerns over what Italy’s 2019 budget will look like — and particularly whether it will conform to European Union budget rules — led to a spike in two year BTP yields to around 1.28% last week, before coming down to 0.85% on Wednesday morning — about 11bp down ...

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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 12.19%
2 JPMorgan 28,322.17 76 8.97%
3 HSBC 26,160.46 65 8.29%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 25,855.13 74 8.19%
5 Goldman Sachs 21,942.20 50 6.95%

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 7.50%
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 75,189.63 423 7.08%
2 Citi 71,343.62 261 6.72%
3 HSBC 65,680.62 258 6.18%
4 Barclays 57,933.89 215 5.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 48,544.86 152 4.57%