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Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Abhinav Ramnarayan' s stories

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  • US Department of Justice headquarters

    SSA scandal prompts soul-searching

    Top News | 08 January 2016

    SSA market participants were left reflecting on market practices in the sector after IFR revealed last week that the US Department of Justice was investigating at least four traders for possible manipulation of public sector bond prices.

  • Happy new year for SSA – so far

    Bonds | 08 January 2016

    SSA issuers belied macroeconomic concerns to enjoy a strong first full week of 2016, raising a whopping US$38.9bn-equivalent between them.  

  • Ireland covers half of 2016 funding needs

    Bonds | 08 January 2016

    Ireland sold €3bn of 10-year debt on Thursday, covering as much as half of its planned issuance for 2016 at a low cost and capping off a strong start to the year for Europe’s strongest growing economy.

  • Irish flag

    Ireland sells 10-year debt to cap off strong start to 2016

    Capital City | 07 January 2016

    Ireland sold €3bn (US$3.3bn) of 10-year debt on Thursday, covering as much as half of its planned issuance for 2016 at a low cost, capping off a strong start to the year for Europe’s fastest-growing economy.

  • US Department of Justice headquarters

    EXCLUSIVE - DoJ investigates bond traders over market-rigging

    Capital City | 06 January 2016

    Four traders of sovereign, supranational and agency debt are being investigated by the US Department of Justice for possible manipulation of bond prices, according to several sources.

  • Logo of the European Investment Bank

    Core SSA names blaze the trail

    Capital City | 05 January 2016

    The best-rated and most liquid names in the SSA market, EIB and KfW, took on the onus of testing the ground in the US dollar market in an environment of unprecedented swap movements.

  • KfW bank branch

    KfW to borrow more than planned

    Top News | 18 December 2015

    German state-guaranteed development bank KfW believes that the economic benefits of the influx of refugees to the country could boost Germany’s GDP by as much as 0.25 percentage points in 2016.

  • Deutsche AWM mulls bond-to-CDS shift

    Derivatives | 18 December 2015

    Deutsche Bank Wealth & Asset Management is the latest and most high-profile investor to publicly declare that it is considering stepping up its use of credit default swaps as a way of dealing with declining bond market liquidity.

  • Italy

    Core Europe to borrow more despite uncertainties

    Capital City | 18 December 2015

    Several issuers from core Europe have announced intentions to step up issuance in 2016 as growth returns and the largest countries deal with a spike in redemptions.

  • Bond House, European Investment-Grade Corporate Bond House and SSAR Bond House: Barclays cartoon

    Bond House, Europe Investment-Grade Corporate Bond House and SSAR Bond House: Barclays

    All Special Reports | 18 December 2015

    It takes confidence and a wealth of experience to successfully navigate around markets that throw up fresh challenges at seemingly every turn. Barclays displayed just the steady hand required and is IFR’s Bond House, Europe Investment-Grade Corporate Bond House and SSAR Bond House of the Year.