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Morgan Stanley rides growing Asian ECM wave

April 1, 2021

As Asia-Pacific ECM issuance has soared, the US investment bank has been at the forefront.

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JPMorgan ECM head expects bumper year of IPO activity

April 1, 2021

Achintya Mangla argues all key metrics point to an active 2021 for equity raising.

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Fifty-year bonds are France’s sweet spot

March 29, 2021

The French government began the year by issuing a blockbuster half-century bond. But its fundraising chief urges caution. 

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Are retail investors changing the rules of the game?

March 22, 2021

Social media-led rallies of so-called ‘meme stocks’ have fuelled debate around functioning of US stock markets. 

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Housing champion SBB on building social bond success

March 1, 2021

With its $700m social bond, Swedish infrastructure group illustrates role corporates can play in budding asset class.

'Fear index' hit a record high in 2020

March 1, 2021

The Vix, which measures volatility in the S&P 500, hit a peak in March 2020 and remained elevated throughout the year. 

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BNP Paribas harnesses equity capital markets momentum

March 1, 2021

The equity capital markets team, across IPOs and other transactions, is continuing to grow its market share. 

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Deutsche Bank on the benefits of a focused investment bank

March 1, 2021

Deutsche’s EMEA co-head of investment banking coverage and advisory explains how having a focused strategy in areas such as ECM is finally paying off.

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Libor’s long farewell — is this the final act?

March 1, 2021

The global drive to replace Libor with alternative benchmarks is entering a final crucial period.

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Enagás’s nimble strategy pays off

February 1, 2021

A record-low coupon sets up the Spanish utility’s financing for years to come.

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