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Tuesday, 25 June 2019

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • An employee shows U.S. dollars banknotes at a money changer in Jakarta, Indonesia.

    SSA issuers pass first US dollar test, grapple with dislocation

    Ticker | 08 January 2019

    The European Investment Bank and BNG offered the first glimpse of the levels issuers have to pay in the US dollar market as well as the depth of demand against a dislocated backdrop.

  • MOVES-CPPIB strengthens funding team with hire

    Ticker | 08 January 2019

    Canada’s CPP Investment Board (CPPIB) has hired Rimal Gaind to join its funding team, according to two market sources.

  • UK sets out plans for living wills

    People & Markets | 04 January 2019

    The Bank of England and the Prudential Regulation Authority have set out the final major plank of the UK’s bank resolution regime, launching a consultation that will require larger lenders to publicly disclose their so-called “living wills”.

  • Obituary: John Lee-Tin

    People & Markets | 04 January 2019

    The debt capital markets community is mourning the loss of John Lee-Tin, who died of cancer at the end of 2018.

  • EBRD makes entry in euro market, considers Sonia trade

    Bonds | 04 January 2019

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development priced its first ever euro-denominated public benchmark last Thursday, enticed by attractive funding costs and the opportunity to diversify its investor base.

  • Sterling fever hits SSA market

    Bonds | 04 January 2019

    Public sector issuers took the sterling market by storm last week, printing £3.2bn, as issuers turned to the currency to take advantage of auspicious pricing conditions and good liquidity before issuance in other currencies restarts in earnest.

  • Obituary: John Lee-Tin

    Ticker | 03 January 2019

    The debt capital markets community is mourning the loss of John Lee-Tin, who died of cancer at the end of 2018.

  • An employee is seen walking over a mosaic of pound sterling symbols set in the floor of the front hall of the Bank of England in London

    SSA opens with sterling but no stampede yet

    Ticker | 02 January 2019

    European Investment Bank and KfW have picked sterling for what will be the first syndicated public sector issues of 2019, with the seasonal stampede in euros and US dollars not expected until next week.

  • Bond House, SSAR Bond House, Covered Bond House and Asia Bond House of the Year: HSBC

    All Special Reports | 14 December 2018

    While other banks have struggled to hold on to their market share as issuance has fallen, HSBC stood out for its ability to generate momentum across the international bond markets. It is IFR’s Bond House, SSAR Bond House, Covered Bond House and Asia Bond House of the Year.

  • SSAR Issuer: Kingdom of Spain

    SSAR Issuer: Kingdom of Spain

    All Special Reports | 14 December 2018

    Labels are notably tricky to shake off, but in a year when echoes of the eurozone’s peripheral crisis resonated loudly, the Kingdom of Spain successfully managed to reposition itself. For executing one of the biggest European sovereign funding programmes with flair, Spain is IFR’s SSAR Issuer of the Year.