Capital Issuance - October 2017

Capital issuance statistics consist of UK-based primary market issuance of bonds, commercial paper and equity, representing finance raised in the UK.
Published on 20 November 2017
  • Gross issuance by UK residents was £46.0bn in October 2017, £5.3bn higher than September and £6.3bn higher than the previous six months average.
  • Net issuance by UK residents was £4.5bn in October, £2.4bn lower than September and £2.1bn lower than the previous six months average.
  • PNFC gross bond issuance was £2.1bn in October, £5.5bn lower than in September and £2.8bn lower than the previous six months average.  

Gross capital issuance:

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Table A: Gross capital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Sterling billions
Not seasonally adjusted

Gross issues by instrument and sector

MFI OFC PNFC Total
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
B53L Z935 B49M B69I B55L Z937 B53M B72I B57L Z939 B55M B73I B22K
2017 Jul - 10.5 4.6 4.8 1.0 9.1 4.6 10.3 1.7 6.8 2.6 5.4 41.9
Aug - 12.4 6.3 3.1 0.2 1.6 5.6 4.3 0.3 3.9 2.4 1.1 33.3
Sep - 11.0 7.7 4.6 0.2 5.6 6.1 6.8 0.2 7.6 2.1 3.1 40.7
Oct - 10.9 7.9 6.2 0.8 11.2 6.2 11.6 1.2 2.1 4.5 2.2 46.0

Net capital issuance: 

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Table B: Net capital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Sterling billions
Not seasonally adjusted

Net issues by instrument and sector

MFI OFC PNFC Total
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
Shares Bonds CP Of which:
Sterling (£)
B35L Z93P B36L B79I B39L Z93R B42L B64M B29L Z5ZC Z5ZD B83I B24K
2017 Jul - -0.8 -1.1 -1.3 0.9 3.7 0.1 4.9 1.0 2.2 -0.1 0.9 6.4
Aug - 5.3 1.0 1.5 -0.3 -3.4 1.0 -2.8 -0.3 1.2 -0.3 -1.0 4.4
Sep - 1.4 2.0 0.8 -0.4 2.9 -0.9 0.6 -1.6 3.5 -0.0 0.2 6.9
Oct - -2.1 3.0 0.9 0.3 7.3 0.8 5.0 -0.5 -4.7 -0.2 -2.4 4.5

Further details about these data are available on the National Archives:

The National Archives 

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