Investors call for SSA currency diversification

Supranationals and agencies will have to further diversify their funding away from the big two currencies of euros and dollars next year, investors have warned.

  • By Craig McGlashan
  • 17 Oct 2018

An unfavourable euro/dollar cross currency basis swap has led euro funders to shy away from dollars this year, while Italian political turmoil and the European Central Bank’s gradual wind down of its public sector purchase programme have made investors cautious in euros.

“We expect this to continue into ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 16,032.07 25 9.75%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.15%
3 Citi 13,795.56 24 8.39%
4 HSBC 12,009.31 18 7.30%
5 BNP Paribas 10,802.75 16 6.57%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 41,726.66 111 12.22%
2 JPMorgan 29,288.84 79 8.58%
3 HSBC 29,000.04 74 8.49%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,450.34 80 8.04%
5 Goldman Sachs 24,685.10 55 7.23%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,503.26 95 8.01%
2 HSBC 32,082.06 114 7.24%
3 Barclays 31,737.51 60 7.16%
4 UniCredit 30,989.16 83 6.99%
5 BNP Paribas 27,189.65 67 6.13%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 77,915.32 278 6.84%
2 JPMorgan 77,286.41 442 6.79%
3 HSBC 72,655.52 285 6.38%
4 Barclays 59,775.59 229 5.25%
5 Deutsche Bank 52,560.34 166 4.61%