Latest SSA People & Markets news

  • EU begins driving investors toward ESG

    One of the most radical reforms ever made to financial markets is set to become law in a matter of weeks. Investors in Europe will have to ask clients about their environmental, social and governance preferences, and then abide by these choices.

    • 08:30 PM
  • SBBS rule change proposed, market shrugs

    The European Commission has formally proposed a change in rules to allow sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS) the same regulatory treatment as eurozone sovereign bonds. But the plan to introduce SBBS is still receiving an, at best, lukewarm reception from market participants.

    • 03:00 PM
  • EU told to go slow on tricky green finance Taxonomy

    The European Commission adopted its first Sustainable Finance package on Thursday — draft laws that will begin to implement its strategy. The proposals have been changed at the request of an internal EC committee, to make them more workable, especially when it comes to the planned Taxonomy of green and sustainable activities.

    • 01:00 PM
  • Indonesian deals hit by rising dollar, outflows

    Weeks of currency depreciation, emerging market outflows and violence domestically have taken a toll on Indonesia’s credit and equity markets, despite the central bank making some effort to assuage the volatility. What lies ahead for the country? Morgan Davis finds out.

    • 12:00 PM
  • Leak shows Regulatory Scrutiny Board weakened EU rules on green indices

    A leaked copy of draft EU legislation, seen by GlobalCapital, shows that the Regulatory Scrutiny Board, a committee that makes sure EU laws are well drafted and not too onerous, has made the Commission water down its plans to tighten regulation of green investment benchmarks. But strong rules are coming on investors’ duty to consider environmental, social and governance matters and the shape of the sustainable Taxonomy is emerging.

    • 21 May 2018
  • Indonesia hopes rate hike will lift market

    Indonesian credits got a quick boost late last week as investor sentiment rose following an interest rate hike. But while the buy-side is again warming up to the country’s bonds, the debate continues over whether the optimism is sustainable.

    • 21 May 2018
  • Free sustainable investing benchmarks grow with human rights study

    The movement to create free investment benchmarks to support the Sustainable Development Goals is gathering pace, with the launch this week of a major survey of corporate human rights performance.

    • 17 May 2018
  • EC defends SBBS despite market questions piling up

    The European Commission has defended its plans to forge ahead ahead with plans to introduce sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS), despite market participants’ lack of enthusiasm for the project.

    • 17 May 2018
  • EU states still cannot agree on TLAC and MREL rules

    EU member states will try to reach agreement next Friday on a series of draft reforms unveiled in 2016, which aim to enshrine international standards such as the total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) requirements and the leverage ratio into EU law.

    • 17 May 2018
  • EC marches on with sovereign securitization plans

    The European Commission is forging ahead with plans to introduce sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS), despite market participants’ lack of enthusiasm for the project.

    • 16 May 2018

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  • Don't feign surprise when you miss the obvious

    Sometimes, investors get hit by political events that come out of nowhere. Other times, they walk straight into an oncoming freight train, even though it's blowing its horn at top volume.

    • 17 May 2018

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 12,042.98 14 11.09%
2 JPMorgan 10,337.24 14 9.52%
3 Citi 9,260.37 15 8.53%
4 NatWest Markets 8,487.83 7 7.82%
5 HSBC 7,587.14 11 6.99%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 26,776.92 63 12.44%
2 HSBC 20,140.01 43 9.35%
3 JPMorgan 18,140.98 43 8.43%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,160.97 23 7.97%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,557.62 48 7.23%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,798.45 41 8.65%
2 Barclays 19,533.57 31 7.75%
3 UniCredit 16,899.52 41 6.71%
4 HSBC 16,634.15 52 6.60%
5 BNP Paribas 16,072.48 29 6.38%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 47,446.91 159 7.44%
2 JPMorgan 47,437.50 217 7.44%
3 HSBC 42,376.03 145 6.64%
4 Barclays 36,659.08 110 5.75%
5 Deutsche Bank 34,770.24 92 5.45%