Markets bullish for 2013 after US fiscal cliff deal

The capital markets were in fine fettle for the first two trading days of the year, after US politicians hammered out a last minute reprieve for the country’s economy on New Year’s Day by agreeing a compromise on tax cuts.

  • 04 Jan 2013

The confident mood contrasts sharply with the nervous first few days of recent years, when market participants were preoccupied by fears of buyers’ strikes and sharply increased borrowing requirements.

Analysts warned that the US deal offered only temporary respite to worries over the fiscal cliff, given that the thorny ...

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 18,481.15 26 4.39%
2 HSBC 16,094.53 24 3.83%
3 BNP Paribas 15,919.65 22 3.79%
4 Barclays 15,870.51 25 3.77%
5 Goldman Sachs 14,733.99 25 3.50%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 53,463.63 126 11.62%
2 Citi 52,833.87 135 11.48%
3 HSBC 35,802.36 90 7.78%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 34,298.88 106 7.45%
5 Deutsche Bank 31,295.15 75 6.80%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 34,793.50 122 7.23%
2 HSBC 34,778.70 117 7.23%
3 Barclays 32,929.25 80 6.85%
4 Goldman Sachs 31,906.26 88 6.63%
5 BNP Paribas 31,635.81 68 6.58%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 95,819.56 331 7.31%
2 JPMorgan 94,013.25 550 7.17%
3 HSBC 82,226.81 301 6.27%
4 Barclays 67,375.60 218 5.14%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 66,801.88 220 5.09%