Latest SSA People & Markets news

  • CNH, Bond Connect drive MoF offshore auction demand

    China's Ministry of Finance completed its first semi-annual auction of the year of offshore renminbi (CNH) bonds on Thursday, in a deal that surprised analysts with the strength of its demand.

    • 22 Jun 2017
  • Some fiscal powers could strengthen eurozone, says ESM boss

    The eurozone could be strengthened by the addition of a “small fiscal capability” to deal with economic shocks, one of its leading financial officials said in a panel at Euromoney Global Borrowers' forum on Tuesday, as attention turns to reforming the eurozone — a cause championed by Emmanuel Macron, France’s new president.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • GBP set new Social Bond Principles, guide brown issuers

    Enthusiasm for green and social bonds is mounting, and revisions to the Green Bond Principles (GBP) announced this week may give the market a further lift. Many of the same debates still exercise market participants as in the past, but they appear less daunted by these conundrums.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • TD adds euro SSA and covered bond trading — primary push to follow?

    TD Securities has hired a trader to cover the euro SSA and covered bond markets, adding euro capacity to a bank that has focused mainly on dollars and other currencies so far. But SSA bankers warned that if the firm plans to break into the euro primary market, it could face a tough time.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • EU green finance group considering reg cap cuts

    Cutting regulatory capital charges for green loans is one idea being considered by the EU’s High Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, which is due to make its first report on July 18.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • Trump stance throws doubt on TCFD hopes

    Hopes that the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures will be adopted by the G20 have been cast into doubt by the US’s swing away from international action on climate change under President Trump, green finance experts said this week.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • TD Securities brings in euro trader for SSAs and covered bonds

    TD Securities has hired a trader to cover the euro SSA and covered bond markets, adding euro capacity to a bank that has focused mainly on dollars and other currencies so far.

    • 14 Jun 2017
  • Eurozone DMOs blast sovereign securitizations, but investors positive

    Sovereign debt management offices (DMOs) have lambasted proposals for creating common eurozone ‘safe assets’ in the form of sovereign bond-backed securities (SBBS). The European Commission said this week it planned to review the idea — and is likely to find a more optimistic tone from investors.

    • 01 Jun 2017
  • Commission backs review of EU safe assets plan

    The European Commission plans to review proposals for creating a common eurozone ‘safe asset’, including looking at the tranched sovereign debt plan put forward by the Irish central bank last year.

    • 31 May 2017
  • UK sovereign fund is a good idea for all parties

    A plan buried in the Conservative Manifesto calling for the creation of UK sovereign wealth funds should be taken on whichever party finds itself in power next month.

    • 30 May 2017

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  • Green market doesn't need govvies

    Market participants are clamouring for sovereigns to join France and enter the green bond market. It would likely help the market, but would it help the environment?

    • 22 Jun 2017

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European Sovereign Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount €m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 12,133.14 16 4.41%
2 Barclays 11,436.59 16 4.16%
3 Citi 11,407.60 13 4.15%
4 HSBC 10,809.87 15 3.93%
5 UniCredit 9,914.96 13 3.61%

Dollar Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Jun 2017
1 Citi 29,428.61 70 5.96%
2 JPMorgan 28,204.66 71 5.71%
3 HSBC 18,162.74 45 3.68%
4 Deutsche Bank 17,792.83 38 3.60%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,688.79 54 3.58%

Bookrunners of Euro Denominated SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jun 2017
1 BNP Paribas 24,517.73 45 3.85%
2 JPMorgan 24,215.01 63 3.80%
3 UniCredit 24,061.01 62 3.78%
4 HSBC 23,780.64 71 3.73%
5 Barclays 22,961.67 55 3.60%

Bookrunners of Global SSA (Excl US Agency)

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Jun 2017
1 JPMorgan 57,598.36 286 3.94%
2 Citi 52,375.29 185 3.58%
3 HSBC 47,349.68 167 3.24%
4 Barclays 43,712.92 125 2.99%
5 Deutsche Bank 39,612.00 149 2.71%