Monday, 23 July 2018

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  • European Union flags

    CEDB builds Social bond curve with second outing

    Ticker | 20 March 2018

    The Council of Europe Development Bank added a new point on its Social Inclusion bond curve on Tuesday, bringing a €500m seven-year flat to fair value, though demand over €700m was not as strong as for its previous outing in the format.

  • Danone

    Danone, Iberdrola kick off busy SRI week

    Ticker | 19 March 2018

    Danone and Iberdrola are at the spearhead of a busy week in the Green/Social bond sector, ahead of the Council of Europe Development Bank, which is expected to surface on Tuesday with a second Social bond trade.

  • Kommunalbanken sign

    KBN, CEDB, NRW.Bank line up ahead of busy central bank calendar

    Ticker | 19 March 2018

    Kommunalbanken, Council of Europe Development Bank and NRW.Bank are lining up US dollar and euro deals ahead of a busy week for central banks, with the Fed and Bank of England due to deliver rates decisions on Wednesday and Thursday.

  • EC wins plaudits with covered harmonisation package

    People & Markets | 16 March 2018

    The European Commission’s long-awaited covered bond legislative package won plaudits last week, with the principle-based proposals expected to iron out national differences while keeping the spirit of national frameworks.

  • WL Bank leaves investors cold

    Bonds | 16 March 2018

    A €500m 10-year covered bond for WL Bank met with indifference from investors last week as the already tepid appetite for German Pfandbriefe hit a new low.

  • Ice

    WL Bank leaves investors cold

    Ticker | 15 March 2018

    A €500m 10-year covered bond for WL Bank met with indifference from investors on Thursday as the already tepid appetite for German Pfandbriefe hit a new low.

  • The logo for Landesbank Hessen-Thüringen Helaba

    Helaba opts for dual tack for covered return

    Ticker | 13 March 2018

    Landesbank Hessen-Thueringen (Helaba) reaped the benefits of its decision to take a dual-pronged approach in the covered bond market on Tuesday, printing €1.5bn across five and 10-year tranches.

  • European Commission sign

    Covered bonds edge closer to harmonisation

    Ticker | 12 March 2018

    The European covered bond market took a step closer to regulatory harmonisation on Monday after the European Commission finally published its long-awaited legislative package that seeks to iron out national differences.

  • 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

    Sterling takes centre stage ahead of ECB meeting

    Ticker | 08 March 2018

    Southern Gas Networks and Optivo took centre stage in the European corporate market on Thursday, bringing sterling issues as other borrowers shied away from euros ahead of the European Central Bank meeting.

  • A Legrand sign is seen on a building

    Cooling European credit markets set for March test

    Top News | 02 March 2018

    The euphoria that dominated Europe’s credit markets last year has gone for now as tight valuations, fears of outflows and higher rates take their toll, even as issuers gear up for a busy March.