Friday, 15 December 2017

Abhinav Ramnarayan' s stories

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  • Credit Suisse logo

    Sterling market gets leg up from QE

    Bonds | 05 August 2016

    The Bank of England gave the renascent sterling market a helping hand last week, unveiling a corporate bond purchase programme of up to £10bn as part of an ambitious stimulus package to support the UK economy following the Brexit vote.

  • Vodafone logos

    Sterling corporates on winning streak as BoE starts QE

    Ticker | 04 August 2016

    Sterling corporate bonds rallied hard on Thursday after the Bank of England said it would buy them as part of its quantitative easing reprise, with bankers now touting for more business.

  • A wad of British pound bills

    Sterling primary market swats aside Brexit concerns

    Ticker | 04 August 2016

    Corporates and financials have sold just over £6.5bn of bonds since the UK voted to leave the European Union, as the sterling primary market fights back and issuers take advantage of attractive funding costs.

  • Cellnex antennas

    Cellnex paves the way for post-summer rush

    Ticker | 02 August 2016

    Split-rated corporate issuer Cellnex drew around €4bn of demand in its first transaction for over a year as squeezed investors buy up risky paper in a highly technical market that could lure more issuers to market.

  • Cellnex antennas

    Cellnex, Vodafone add to buoyant mood

    Ticker | 01 August 2016

    Split-rated issuer Cellnex Telecom will print a €750m long seven-year euro benchmark trade from a €4bn book, the latest sign of how smoothly the corporate bond market has taken the Brexit vote in its stride.

  • Parliament building in Athens

    Low yields spur rethink on Greece

    Top News | 29 July 2016

    Some hedge funds are returning to the Greek government bond market less than a year after the country was bailed out for the third time, as the hunt for yield intensifies in a low-rate environment.

  • EDF logo

    European corporate issuers keep powder dry for September

    Ticker | 25 July 2016

    Most issuers will eschew the bond market for the time being, as a combination of ECB demand and low supply over August is likely to conspire to create perfect issuance conditions in September, bankers said.

  • Crunching yields

    Spain and Cyprus squeeze yields

    Bonds | 22 July 2016

    Peripheral eurozone countries Spain and Cyprus made triumphant returns to the bond market last week, with the yields on offer trumping any concerns over political uncertainties, particularly with further monetary policy easing on the horizon.

  • Bond traders

    Real money struggles to make real money

    Top News | 15 July 2016

    Low and negative bond yields are forcing Europe’s real money investor community into a major rethink on how to meet their targets without taking excessive risks.

  • BNP Paribas sign

    P&M: Ulrich to join Deutsche from BNP Paribas

    Ticker | 13 July 2016

    Deutsche Bank has hired Jonas Juel Ulrich from BNP Paribas to work in its public sector debt capital markets team, according to two people familiar with the matter.