Bonds - USD
$25.85bn in new IG supply came as domestic FIG issuance came post-earnings. January needs $15bn more to level with expectations for the month.
With the ECB meeting stopping traffic and the SURE supply lurking, USD seized the opportunity to corner most of the cross-border market today.
Last week saw just over $24bn priced in IG new issues (ex-SSA) and this week $25bn is anticipated. Yankee FIGs are leading today's slate.
IG issuance supply saw just over $50bn (ex-SSA) for the first week, exceedng expectations. The tempo is expected to slow this week. Issuers adjust
Pacific words from the still-President Donald Trump set the tone for a gentle meandering session in USD, allowing foci to switch to the curve.
The new issuance markets are ramping up in the official start of the year, with several multi-tranches announced. Sources look back on 2020.
Sources look back on the record year for IG new issuance that was 2020.
A more than expected $21bn priced last week, but volumes are expected to drop precipitously in what is expected to be the final week of the year.
Treasuries are in the middle between Brexit and the ECB. In research, bulls with guns keep their powder dry.
IG new issuance surpassed expectations last week as record low coupons have enticed issuers to come. FIG issuers figure in today's business.