Tom Porter

Deutsche capital plan puts AT1 par value in sight

06 Mar 2017

LONDON, March 6 (IFR) - Deutsche Bank's Additional Tier 1 paper spiked on Monday morning, after it revealed a large share sale aimed at putting to bed any concerns over its capital position.

One ratings agency has already ditched London for post-Brexit home

28 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 28 (IFR) - While the 'big three' ratings agencies are scrambling to work out whether they will be able to conduct business from London after Brexit, one of their rivals decided months ago that Dublin was the place to launch a push into the European market.

MOVES-Hillary promoted in further DCM changes at Morgan Stanley

24 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 24 (IFR) - Morgan Stanley has launched a senior coverage group in its Europe, Middle East and Africa fixed income capital markets business, which will be headed up by former financial institutions group co-head Cecile Hillary.

Policy uncertainty has bond investors mulling reflation bets

24 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 24 (IFR) - Improving economic data suggest the much-hyped reflation trade of 2017 could begin to pay off in the next few months, but some fixed income investors are being given pause by policy uncertainty on both sides of the Atlantic.

AFME demands 'urgent' agreement on European TLAC bonds

22 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 22 (IFR) - The Association for Financial Markets in Europe has urged European lawmakers to quickly agree and transpose a European Commission proposal implementing TLAC into Europe to give banks enough time to build their cushions of loss-absorbing debt.

MOVES-NN bolsters Green credentials with triple hire

22 Feb 2017

February 22, 2017 - NN Investment Partners has made a trio of hires to form a new Responsible Investment team, which will support all NN IP investment teams including its Euro Green Bond, Equity Impact Investing and Sustainable Multi-Asset funds.

Stoxx launches more granular corporate bond indices

21 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 21 (IFR) - Deutsche Boerse's index business Stoxx has set up a new series of indices to track the bond values of Europe's biggest companies, after launching its blue-chip corporate bond index last year.

Bond investors may be mispricing rising inflation

02 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 2 (IFR) - The uncertain pace of inflation in the world's leading economies is causing concern in the fixed-income market, where some specialists feel investors are not properly positioned against the risk posed by rising prices.

Securitisation needs Solvency II 'game changer'

01 Feb 2017

LONDON, Feb 1 (IFR) - Securitisation advocates are turning their lobbying efforts to the European Union's Solvency II directive, as they attempt to unlock an insurance investor base that could transform the market.

Neptune trains crosshairs on buyside as MiFID II looms

27 Jan 2017

LONDON, Jan 27 (IFR) - Corporate bond utility Neptune anticipates that looming best execution requirements under MiFID II will help it increase the number of buyside participants on its fixed income pricing platform in 2017.

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