Bonds - GBP

GBP Swaps: Big MPC reaction built on sand?

Swappers take stock after the GBP fixed income market took its heaviest non-Covid hit in a long time as fears of a Nov hike materialised.

GBPi/Swaps: Future supply tempers IL56 demand

After the ecstatic deluge of Green gilt sales came the more humdrum affair this morning of a £350m tap of the IL56. 'Tepid' was one adjective applied.

Global Investor Group: LSEG to close CurveGlobal in Jan

The LSE Group has said its interest rate futures market CurveGlobal will close in January next year.

GBP Swaps: Records abound, but Green gilt spread stands o...

Today’s Green gilt debut broke records left, right and centre as it became the biggest Green bond sale ever.

GBP Swaps: Lights shine Green for gilt gold

Green day is almost upon us, and sources said today that the lights are shining Green for go ahead of what is promised will be a record-breaking sale.

Basis Swaps: L-Bank points to golden Autumn for cable

Another mellow Autumn day was full of fruitfulness once again for GBP, with a SONIA-linked RBC deal and a larger-than-expected deal from L-Bank.

Basis: GBP deals grow thanks to grabbers and swappers

As recently as August, long-suffering basis swappers were pooh-poohing the idea of big GBP issuance onslaught this Autumn. Now they are less sure.

Basis: Busy week starts to fade but GBP is finding a glow

A slightly busy Thursday followed a very busy previous two days. The 7y EUR/USD basis stood out, as did post-Brexit cable.

Basis: Asset managers battle issuance drag; 25y flow

A first proper wave of new season supply, led by EUR and a highly-active GBP, left some surprised by the inability of supply to weigh on basis.

GBP Swaps: Shaky steepeners; Kurdistan Wharf

One swapper at a UK bank in Canary Wharf said “it’s like Kurdistan out there.” As protests roared, gilts embarked on an unconvincing steepener.