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Saturday, 16 December 2017

Abhinav Ramnarayan' s stories

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  • KommuneKredit logo

    Cheap euros draws KommuneKredit in

    Ticker | 06 May 2016

    KommuneKredit this week followed up on its recent return to the euro market with a €500m 0.625% May 2026 bond, at a time when bankers are expecting Scandinavian issuers to become more active in the single currency.

  • North Rhine-Westphalia coat of arms

    NRW offers magical 1.25% coupon and flies

    Ticker | 04 May 2016

    North Rhine Westphalia on Wednesday took advantage of a bid for duration and a lack of competing supply to sell its largest ever 20-year bond. The Aa1/AA-/AAA rated German state printed a €1bn 1.25% May 2036 LSA, providing real money investors with a chance to pick up a yield that matches their targets.

  • Orange store

    Orange, Daimler shine in busy market

    Ticker | 03 May 2016

    Corporate investors had a variety of bonds to select from on Tuesday, and took full advantage of the ability to pick and choose, swarming all over Orange and Daimler but remaining less enthusiastic for RCI Banque and Philip Morris.

  • Donald Trump

    Prospect of President Trump not priced in

    Top News | 22 April 2016

    The prospect of Donald Trump becoming the next US president and ushering in a period of increased public spending and de-globalisation has not been adequately priced into bond markets, market participants have warned.

  • Italy

    Relentless Italy hits long end again

    Bonds | 22 April 2016

    Italy took advantage of a skewed market to establish a liquid point in the longer end of its curve through a €6.5bn 2.25% September 2036 benchmark, its first syndicated 20-year trade.

  • Dollar SSA market flies as buyers flee negative euro yields

    Bonds | 22 April 2016

    Negative yields in the euro market, wider swap spreads and heavy redemptions have conspired to create perfect primary conditions for public-sector dollar issuance, which has hit stratospheric levels in April.

  • Needed: a strategy for uncertain times

    Needed: a strategy for uncertain times

    All Special Reports | 22 April 2016

    KfW, one of the public sector market’s largest and most liquid borrowers, was faced with a particularly daunting task this year.

  • Asian Development Bank headquarters

    Dollar market flies as SSA buyers flee negative euro yields

    Ticker | 21 April 2016

    Negative yields in the euro market, wider swap spreads and heavy redemptions have conspired to create perfect primary conditions for public sector dollar issuance, which has hit stratospheric levels in April.

  • Paris city view

    France 50-year signals market peak

    Top News | 15 April 2016

    France has ended a vigil that lasted several months, finally selling a 50-year syndicated issue last week and prompting traders to suggest that the market is probably at its peak.

  • ​NRW surges past KBN on technical wave

    Bonds | 15 April 2016

    The contrast between the pricing levels and the reception for North-Rhine Westphalia and Kommunalbanken 10-year deals on Wednesday demonstrated the effect of the ECB bond-buying programme and the benefits of liquidity in the current market.