Wall-to-wall financials as Wachovia, Citi, Household, MetLife sell $13bn of bonds

The US bond market?s dominance by financial sector issuers this year reached extraordinary proportions this week, when virtually all the $13bn of domestic high grade bond issues came from banks, insurers or finance companies of some description.

  • 23 Jul 2004

Wachovia, the bank holding company, raised $5bn; Citigroup jumped in with a $1bn five year global; Household brought a $700m floater and others like MetLife, Allstate, KeyCorp and the UK?s Nationwide Building Society joined the roster.

More surprisingly, investors bought their bonds with such gusto ...

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1 JPMorgan 32,522.19 61 6.59%
2 BNP Paribas 32,284.10 130 6.54%
3 UniCredit 26,992.47 123 5.47%
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5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.82%

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1 Goldman Sachs 10,167.68 46 8.82%
2 JPMorgan 9,894.90 42 8.58%
3 Citi 8,202.25 45 7.11%
4 UBS 6,098.17 23 5.29%
5 Credit Suisse 5,236.02 28 4.54%