Volatility could kill off market, say ECM bankers

A prolonged bout of equity market volatility could scupper equity capital markets for the rest of the year, according to bankers speaking to GlobalCaptial during Thursday’s global equity market sell-off.

  • By Aidan Gregory, Sam Kerr
  • 11 Oct 2018


“The thing that we are keeping an eye on is the volatility,” said a second senior equity capital markets banker in London. When the goes above 20 it always makes people nervous.

“Historically volatility makes it much harder to bring new issues to market and I don’t see ...

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