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Monday, 25 June 2018

Helene Durand' s stories

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  • EFSF

    EFSF keeps size in check

    Ticker | 24 April 2018

    The European Financial Stability Facility kept a lid on size for its latest foray, a €1.5bn May 2047 tap that offered investors some paper in what has been an undersupplied part of the curve this year.

  • KfW overrun with orders after hitting seven-year sweet spot

    Bonds | 20 April 2018

    KfW received blowout demand for a €5bn seven-year Global last Wednesday, hitting what has proven to be a sweet spot in the euro market.

  • Ukraine: DTEK's 2015 bonds face chopping block

    EBRD aims for tight print with new three-year

    Ticker | 18 April 2018

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is leaving little on the table for its second US dollar benchmark of the year, in keeping with the issuer’s usual strategy.

  • KfW

    KfW overrun with demand as it hits seven-year sweet spot

    Ticker | 18 April 2018

    KfW received blowout demand for a €5bn seven-year bond on Wednesday, hitting what has proven to be a sweet spot in the euro market.

  • World Bank to market SDR debut

    Investors turn up in droves for IDA's debut

    Ticker | 17 April 2018

    A capital markets debut for the International Development Association (IDA) has attracted over US$4.3bn of demand, standing the issuer in good stead for its future funding activities as it embarks on its mission to end extreme poverty.

  • IDA making debut in international bond market

    IDA making debut in international bond market

    Ticker | 16 April 2018

    The International Development Association, the part of the World Bank that helps the world’s poorest countries, is making its debut in the international capital market with a US dollar five-year benchmark.

  • Peripheral sovereign gravy train rolls on

    Bonds | 13 April 2018

    Investors last week piled into the first 15-year benchmarks from Portugal and Ireland since 2014, undeterred by tighter spreads and lower yields as the peripheral gravy train trundles on and bondholders seek out the last bastion of performance in EGBs.

  • EFSF chooses price over size for market return

    Bonds | 13 April 2018

    The European Financial Stability Facility chose price over size for its first benchmark since February, opting to pay a skinny new-issue premium on the €3bn October 2026 transaction.

  • Flags

    Euro market passes SSA supply test

    Ticker | 12 April 2018

    The European public sector market passed its first big supply test since mid-March this week, with issuers finding more than ample demand to cover transactions despite ructions in other parts of the credit market.

  • Portugal

    Portugal rides on Ireland's coattails

    Ticker | 11 April 2018

    Portugal will issue its first syndicated 15-year benchmark since 2014 later on Thursday, joining Ireland in tapping the tenor as the peripheral recovery story shows no signs of ending.