Sunday, 21 July 2019

Abhinav Ramnarayan' s stories

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  • The dome of the Bank of Spain

    No government, no problem for Spain

    Top News | 11 March 2016

    The Kingdom of Spain received strong demand last week for a 30-year benchmark bond, with the spread over Italy and quantitative easing proving to be enough to make up for the fact that the country in effect has no government.

  • The dome of the Bank of Spain

    Spain brings long awaited 30-year despite political worries

    Ticker | 08 March 2016

    The Kingdom of Spain is the latest eurozone sovereign to take advantage of low yields to issue long-term debt, despite concerns over a fractious political backdrop.

  • The dome of the Bank of Spain

    Spain the stand out as SSA deals explode on screens

    Ticker | 07 March 2016

    Public sector borrowers are making a dash for cash in the euro and US dollar with new mandates hitting the screens hard and fast as they take advantage of a strong window ahead of key central bank meetings in Europe and the US this week and next.

  • European Central Bank (ECB) headquarters

    Corporate bond additions to QE list unlikely, analysts say

    Ticker | 04 March 2016

    A growing number of analysts believe the European Central Bank is likely to disappoint expectations that more corporate names will be added to its shopping list next week.

  • British Telecom logo

    BT adds lustre to storming week for corporates

    Ticker | 03 March 2016

    British Telecommunications used scarcity value to good effect to generate a whopping order book of €13bn plus for a €3.9bn triple-tranche bond, cementing a return to form for the euro corporate bond market.

  • Belgian flag

    Belgium swoops in with 30-year ahead of ECB

    Ticker | 01 March 2016

    The Kingdom of Belgium is on track to get a 30-year benchmark bond away, taking advantage of a stable market and shrinking yields ahead of potential disruptions ahead.

  • BP logo

    BP pours oil over troubled waters

    Ticker | 29 February 2016

    BP on Monday became the first oil major to successfully access the European bond markets in 2016, showing that investors are ready for deals from oil and gas firms after weeks of havoc.

  • Finnish national flag

    SSA issuers to keep borrowing as uncertain times loom

    Ticker | 29 February 2016

    SSA issuers are for the most part ahead of schedule with their borrowing so far this year, but solid market conditions and the lingering threat of a European Central Bank disappointment will keep them active in the coming days.

  • Squeezed bank dealers quit EGB markets

    Squeezed bank dealers quit EGB markets

    All Special Reports | 19 February 2016

    A rise in the number of banks giving up primary dealer roles in European government bond markets threatens to further reduce liquidity and eventually make it more expensive for some countries to borrow money.

  • Lisbon skyline

    Junk threat hits Portugal

    Top News | 12 February 2016

    Portugal’s government bond yields have risen to their widest levels in almost two years as worries grow that a downgrade could bar the country’s bonds from the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing programme.