Capital Issuance - December 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 19 January 2018

Data for December 2017 were republished on 23rd January (originally published 19th January 2018), following a delay to the publication of the industry analysis of net issuance.

  • Gross issuance by UK residents was £29.8bn in December 2017, £20.3bn lower than November and £12.3bn lower than the previous six months average.
  • Net issuance by UK residents was -£5.6bn in December, £22.4bn lower than November and £12.9bn lower than the previous six months average.
  • PNFC gross bond issuance was £4.2bn in December, £6.0bn lower than in November and £1.9bn lower than the previous six months average.

Gross capital issuance:

Capital Issuance - Chart 1 - December 2017

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 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
Nov - 10.6 9.0 3.4 0.2 8.6 6.7 7.9 1.1 10.2 2.6 4.7 50.1
Dec - 5.4 4.2 2.6 1.0 2.8 4.7 6.8 0.8 4.2 5.1 2.2 29.8

 

Net capital issuance:

Capital Issuance - Chart 2 - December 2017

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 Sep - 1.4 2.0 0.7 -0.4 2.9 -0.9 0.6 -1.6 3.5 - 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
Nov - 4.7 2.8 2.2 -0.1 4.2 0.6 1.4 -0.9 5.7 -0.5 1.7 16.8
Dec - -1.8 -3.1 -1.3 0.9 -5.4 -1.0 2.4 -0.2 0.4 3.0 -0.9 -5.6


Excel Gross and Net capital issuance by UK residents (all currencies) 

Next release date: 20 February 2018

Further data is available in Table E3.1 of our latest Bankstats tables:

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