ECB ‘to restart QE’ by end of 2019, says fund manager

The European Central Bank will reboot its quantitative easing programme as a result of the weak growth outlook in the eurozone and could focus on purchasing equities instead of bonds, according to a head of fixed income at an asset management firm.

  • By Burhan Khadbai
  • 20 Mar 2019
“By the time the year is out, the ECB will reverse its decision on ending QE,” said Ariel Bezalel, head of strategy, fixed income at Jupiter Asset Management. “The stimulus is very controversial and will face huge reluctance to be restarted, but with growth in the eurozone continuing ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 13,503.69 19 13.27%
2 Citi 9,541.01 14 9.38%
3 HSBC 8,956.42 10 8.80%
4 BNP Paribas 7,609.18 10 7.48%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,372.55 10 7.24%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 16,139.62 36 11.32%
2 JPMorgan 14,079.05 31 9.88%
3 Barclays 10,277.94 21 7.21%
4 HSBC 9,651.51 20 6.77%
5 Deutsche Bank 9,608.67 21 6.74%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 JPMorgan 24,244.53 44 10.14%
2 HSBC 17,490.59 46 7.32%
3 BNP Paribas 17,173.33 30 7.19%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 17,048.14 34 7.13%
5 Barclays 15,536.71 31 6.50%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 41,735.26 163 8.05%
2 HSBC 34,087.88 119 6.58%
3 Citi 32,233.53 90 6.22%
4 Barclays 31,603.89 97 6.10%
5 Deutsche Bank 26,225.14 72 5.06%