Stress tests no stress for sovereigns and agencies

One sector that is not worrying about the stress tests is the SSA market. Even if the tests throw up some nasty surprises and a larger than expected number of banks require capital injections, sovereigns or government agencies are unlikely to see their borrowing requirements increase as a result.

  • 23 Jul 2010

It is also unlikely that confidence in individual SSA names will be affected, even if a particular jurisdiction is hit harder than others by a large number of its banks deemed to have failed the test.

Indeed, there are plenty of reports of cynicism surrounding the CEBS bank stress ...

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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 9.77%
2 Barclays 15,041.98 19 9.17%
3 Citi 13,795.56 24 8.41%
4 HSBC 11,845.99 17 7.22%
5 BNP Paribas 10,802.75 16 6.58%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 39,984.80 109 11.91%
2 JPMorgan 29,288.84 79 8.72%
3 HSBC 28,343.59 71 8.44%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,301.17 79 8.13%
5 Goldman Sachs 24,436.35 54 7.28%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 35,330.71 93 8.01%
2 HSBC 31,785.95 112 7.21%
3 Barclays 31,737.51 60 7.20%
4 UniCredit 30,928.85 82 7.01%
5 BNP Paribas 27,077.42 66 6.14%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 77,113.86 440 6.87%
2 Citi 75,996.41 275 6.77%
3 HSBC 71,702.97 280 6.39%
4 Barclays 59,526.84 228 5.31%
5 Deutsche Bank 51,764.72 162 4.61%