European SSA: EU's SURE headlines bumper week
The European SSA primary market moved back into top gear last week, headlined by the European Union's latest EUR8bn Nov-2025 and EUR6bn Nov-2050 SURE Social dual tranche, which drew huge orderbooks in excess of EUR105bn (5yr) and EUR70bn (30yr).
Sub-Saharan Africa Locked Out Of Eurobond Market This Year
CEEMEA Eurobond sales have totalled an all-time high of USD220bn YTD. However the picture has been different for many issuers lower down the credit-quality spectrum, particularly in Africa.
The GBP Week: Upmove fully dependent on vaccine hopes?
GBP’s bias is neutral to bullish this week. Otherwise it’s a packed in-tray, as more Brexit talks could stretch beyond this week as time is running out fast with Britain due to leave the EU on Dec 31.
Some thoughts and charts on China data
China’s latest trade and aggregate finance data, supports the idea that China's economy carried decent momentum into Q4.