Friday, 23 February 2018

Abhinav Ramnarayan' s stories

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  • UK Treasury

    UK DMO prints 2046 linker tap

    Ticker | 24 May 2016

    The UK DMO has printed a £3.5bn syndicated tap of its March 2046 inflation-linked Gilt. It priced the reopening at 1bp over the 0.125% March 2044 linker, the tight end of guidance of plus 1bp–1.25bp. 

  • 3M logo

    Chilly response to corporates in technical market

    Ticker | 23 May 2016

    Some of the challenges of printing deals in a market distorted by technicalities were made apparent on Monday, with several issuers hitting the screens but meeting with a relatively unenthusiastic response.

  • Jjudge's gavel

    SSA lawsuit may be first of many

    Top News | 20 May 2016

    At least four more law firms may be lining up to sue a group of five banks for alleged collusion in bond trading, following a lawsuit brought by a US pension fund last week.

  • Italy

    Italian inflation-linked bond puzzles observers

    Top News | 20 May 2016

    The Italian Republic raised eyebrows last week by bringing a syndicated inflation-linked bond to the market at time when expectations for growth and inflation in the eurozone are ebbing. 

  • Nederlandse Waterschapsbank

    Ned Waters long-end trade proves uninspiring

    Ticker | 19 May 2016

    Nederlandse Waterschapsbank on Thursday tested out the strength of appetite for long-dated paper for the less liquid SSA names, and got a reasonable if unenthusiastic response from the market.

  • Italy

    Political risk in Italy to come back into focus

    Ticker | 17 May 2016

    Italy’s short and medium-term stability will be at risk later this year if the peripheral eurozone nation fails to push through constitutional reform aimed at simplifying policy making, market participants said.

  • European Union flags

    Fifty-year government bonds here to stay

    Ticker | 16 May 2016

    The 50-year part of the European government bond market could develop into a deep market in the years to come, helped by low rates and inflation, market participants said.

  • ​Spain 50-year success shows low yields are here to stay

    Bonds | 13 May 2016

    The success of Spain’s 50-year bond is the latest indication of how desperate investors are for any sort of yield and the growing belief that favourable monetary policy and low rates are here to stay.

  • KfW branch

    KfW sets new low for SSA market

    Ticker | 12 May 2016

    Germany-guaranteed KfW priced a deal that saw it pay almost nothing for an eight-year debt, the latest sign that even long-dated bonds are starting to offer little in terms of yield.

  • Bank of Spain

    Spain plans 50-year syndicated euro benchmark bond

    Ticker | 10 May 2016

    The Kingdom of Spain is planning the issuance of a 50-year syndicated euro benchmark bond, according to a lead.