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 4,065.52 3 14.97%
2 Citi 3,902.17 4 14.37%
3 HSBC 3,735.13 3 13.76%
4 BNP Paribas 3,073.09 4 11.32%
5 Barclays 2,241.64 2 8.26%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5,565.84 10 13.14%
2 JPMorgan 5,515.04 10 13.02%
3 Barclays 5,057.18 6 11.94%
4 HSBC 4,927.86 6 11.63%
5 BNP Paribas 3,164.15 4 7.47%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 8,508.82 10 12.64%
2 UniCredit 7,740.97 11 11.50%
3 HSBC 5,618.01 6 8.34%
4 BNP Paribas 5,054.90 8 7.51%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,801.82 6 7.13%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 14,694.12 32 11.13%
2 HSBC 12,161.91 22 9.21%
3 Citi 11,855.99 25 8.98%
4 Barclays 11,221.92 21 8.50%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 8,683.75 19 6.58%