• SELECT SITE CURRENCY
Select a currency for use throughout the site
Global Bond Issuance Increased To $188 Billion In November 2011, Article Says Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 15, 2011--Investor appetite for new debt appeared insatiable in the first half of 2011, said an article published today by Standard & Poor's Global Fixed Income Research, titled "New Issuance Activity Picks Up Globally, Reaching $188 Billion In November." However, this dissipated somewhat following the controversy over the raising of the U.S. statutory debt ceiling which, among other factors, prompted Standard & Poor's Ratings Services to lower the U.S. sovereign credit rating to 'AA+' from 'AAA'. In Europe, apprehension about the solvency of some European countries contributed to the decline in new issuance. The back and forth between leaders in the region and governing bodies, such as the European Central Bank and the International...
Action: General Comment
Standard and Poors RatingsXpress Credit Research provides in-depth coverage of international corporates, financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities, sovereigns and structured finance programs. RatingsXpress Credit Research lets users determine the credit rating of holdings and identify key factors underlying an issuer's creditworthiness, distinguishes the different risk exposures for new and existing deals, and provides an understanding of how their analysts interpret key regulatory, political and environmental events and their economic impact.
Research type: News
This product is a is a brief one-page announcement of no more than 500 words with a quote from the analyst. It is media and investor focused with no accompanying commentary article.