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BREAKING NEWS: Winners CMD 2016 Issuer Awards

18/12/2015 Winners CMD 2016 Issuer Awards


BREAKING NEWS: Winners CMD 2016 Bond Market Dealer Awards

17/12/2015 Winners CMD 2016 Bond Market Dealer Awards


BREAKING NEWS: Winners CMD 2016 Money Market Dealer Awards

17/12/2015 Winners CMD 2016 Money Market Dealer Awards


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings increase by USD2.5bn in Latest Week

10/12/2015 Financial sector fuels the overall increase in outstandings.


Euro Commercial Paper outstandings decrease by USD5.6bn in latest week

04/12/2015 Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decrease by USD5.6bn in latest week


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings increase by USD10.9bn in Latest Week

04/12/2015 Government and financial sectors lead the increase in outstandings.


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decrease by USD7bn in Latest Week

04/12/2015 Outstandings decrease by USD7.0 billion.


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decrease by USD5.4bn in Latest Week

26/11/2015 Government sector responsible for decrease in outstandings with fourth consecutive weekly decrease


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decrease by USD2.1bn in Latest Week

06/11/2015 The amount of outstanding Euro commercial paper (CP) and certificates of deposit (CD) decreased in the week ending November 4th, according to CMDportal data.


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decrease by USD1.3bn in Latest Week

22/10/2015 Financial sector decrease outweighs increases in government and asset backed outstandings.


Strong week for Covered Bonds. Investment grade issuance dominates European markets.

21/10/2015 In the week of the 12th of October, EUR17bn was issued from European issuers. The banking sector contributed 49% of issuance while 73% of issuance was rated A- or higher. BNP Paribus reported that covered bonds and leveraged loans posted strong results last week.


Euro Commercial Paper Outstandings decreased by USD3.69bn in Latest Week

16/10/2015 Decrease in SSA outstandings outweighs increase in corporate and bank outstandings


Tikkurila renews CP program. Econocom launches new CP Program

14/10/2015 Finnish paints and lacquers manufacturer, Tikkurila has replaced it’s current EUR100m CP program effective immediately. B2B digital services, Econocom has launched a new commercial paper program, which is capped at EUR300m.


LIBOR Reform: Last time to vote; Closing today.

13/10/2015 Have your say about this very important Benchmark.


Euro sovereign bond issuance to slow in 2016

12/10/2015 Declining deficits is expected to push down sovereign bond issuance in 2016


Should LIBOR Continue Using Expert Judgement?

12/10/2015 Is Expert Judgement allowed when the submission would otherwise be unrepresentative of the market or the bank’s funding cost?


What Rate to Submit to LIBOR when there has been no Funding?

12/10/2015 ICE proposes that Submitters can use a limited history of trades with both interpolation and extrapolation techniques.


What Buckets should be applied in calculating LIBOR Submissions?

12/10/2015 ICE proposes to exclude funding between 111-159 days and 201-299 days.


What Adjustments should be applied in calculating LIBOR Volume Adjusted Funding Rates?

12/10/2015 ICE proposes to included bilateral minimum thresholds.


Should LIBOR remain determined at 11.00 (London) or be determined by a Funding period?

12/10/2015 ICE considers 4 "LIBOR timing" implementation options.


Should LIBOR remain London based or also include Funding from other centres?

12/10/2015 So far quotes have only considered funding from the London market.


Should LIBOR remain Inter-bank or also include Funding from Corporates?

12/10/2015 So far quotes have only considered funding from other banks.


What Funding should be included in LIBOR Submissions?

12/10/2015 ICE suggest to include FRN funding in determiniig LIBOR.


China: Bonds grow on equities slump

09/10/2015 China’s bond market has seen strong growth over the last five years. The last 12 months of growth has been particularly strong, encouraged by a faltering stock market and successive rate cuts.


Tobacco industry Bond Financing increases in last two quarters to USD95bn

05/10/2015 Imperial Tobacco Finance PLC has most outstanding but BAT International Finance PLC is the most regular issuer


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