Capital Issuance - November 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 December 2017
  • Gross issuance by UK residents was £50.1bn in November 2017, £4.1bn higher than October and £10.0bn higher than the previous six months average
  • Net issuance by UK residents was £16.8bn in November, £12.3bn higher than October and £11.7bn higher than the previous six months average.
  • PNFC gross bond issuance was £10.2bn in November, £8.1bn higher than in October and £5.2bn higher than the previous six months average.

Gross capital issuance:

Capital Issuance - Chart 1 - November 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 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
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

Net capital issuance:

Capital Issuance - Chart 2 - November 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 (£)
B53L Z93P B36L B79I B39L Z93R B42L B64M B29L Z5ZC Z5ZD B83I B24K
2017 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 0.7 -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
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

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

Other Bankstats tables

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

The National Archives 

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