SIFIs inconsistent with capitalism: Kansas Fed chief

Systemically important financial institutions are “fundamentally inconsistent with capitalism, inherently destabilising to global markets, and detrimental to global growth,” Thomas Hoenig, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, told a New York audience on Monday.

  • 29 Jun 2011

He argued that FDIC-insured deposits should not be supporting securities firms, saying that the repeal of the Glass-Steagall legislation gave “high-risk firms almost unlimited access to funds generated through their new access to the safety net.”

Hoenig also labelled the argument that tougher capital standards would make the US less competitive as “nonsense”.

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Bookrunners of Global Covered Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UniCredit 8,310.39 68 6.26%
2 HSBC 7,890.10 39 5.94%
3 LBBW 7,461.99 41 5.62%
4 Natixis 5,933.30 28 4.47%
5 Barclays 5,557.78 30 4.19%

Bookrunners of Global FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 42,117.74 211 6.65%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 41,026.62 163 6.48%
3 JPMorgan 36,367.40 177 5.74%
4 HSBC 27,647.03 160 4.36%
5 Morgan Stanley 27,224.67 154 4.30%

Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 33,860.13 134 11.83%
2 Citi 33,125.84 164 11.58%
3 JPMorgan 29,216.73 136 10.21%
4 Morgan Stanley 19,909.37 108 6.96%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,936.95 177 6.27%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated Covered Bond Above €500m

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 LBBW 5,089.85 19 7.10%
2 Natixis 4,918.89 18 6.86%
3 HSBC 4,323.51 15 6.03%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 4,174.25 17 5.82%
5 UniCredit 4,163.16 19 5.81%

Global FIG Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 365.83 497 7.62%
2 JPMorgan 332.66 618 6.92%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 299.89 590 6.24%
4 Goldman Sachs 276.71 375 5.76%
5 Citi 264.54 592 5.51%

Bookrunners of European Subordinated FIG

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 3,549.81 11 11.28%
2 UBS 3,334.58 12 10.60%
3 Barclays 3,229.69 10 10.26%
4 BNP Paribas 2,554.19 12 8.12%
5 HSBC 1,977.94 14 6.29%