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 11,313.87 13 13.76%
2 Citi 8,199.37 11 9.98%
3 HSBC 7,509.50 7 9.14%
4 BNP Paribas 7,165.31 9 8.72%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 6,754.94 7 8.22%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 12,937.38 26 14.46%
2 JPMorgan 9,485.94 18 10.61%
3 Barclays 8,129.36 15 9.09%
4 HSBC 7,258.33 12 8.11%
5 RBC Capital Markets 5,880.23 9 6.57%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 17,561.05 26 11.11%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 14,775.81 20 9.35%
3 HSBC 13,041.21 24 8.25%
4 Goldman Sachs 11,997.35 14 7.59%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 10,788.22 13 6.83%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 28,944.56 81 9.01%
2 HSBC 24,369.60 62 7.59%
3 Citi 24,005.11 57 7.47%
4 Barclays 23,059.11 55 7.18%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,532.07 28 5.46%