Capital Issuance - July 2018

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 August 2018

Overview

  • Gross issuance by UK residents was £36.0bn in July, £2.8bn lower than in June and £5.6bn lower than the previous six month average.
  • OFC gross bond issuance was £5.1bn in July, £5.3bn lower than in June and £1.3bn lower than the previous six month average.
  • OFC gross equity issuance was £1.2bn in July, £1.0bn higher than June and £0.7 higher than the previous six month average.

Gross capital issuance

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 B3EF B55L Z937 B53M B3EG B57L Z939 B55M B3EH B22K
2018 Apr - 12.4 6.5 7.3 0.6 3.4 2.8 3.7 0.8 1.6 5.8 1.8 33.8
May - 9.0 9.9 5.5 0.6 9.3 3.4 9.9 1.4 13.5 3.7 2.5 50.7
Jun - 11.0 5.5 2.2 0.2 10.4 2.8 7.1 1.1 3.8 3.4 4.7 38.8
Jul - 9.8 7.6 5.1 1.2 5.1 4.2 5.4 1.5 3.2 3.5 2.8 36.0

Chart 1: Gross capital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Not seasonally adjusted

Net capital issuance

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 B3EL B39L Z93R B42L B3EM B29L Z5ZC Z5ZD B3EN B24K
2018 Apr - -5.1 1.0 -1.9 0.4 -3.7 0.6 -3.3 0.2 -2.4 2.5 1.2 -6.6
May - -3.1 3.6 2.0 -0.1 6.6 -0.2 6.8 0.4 11.0 -0.3 0.1 17.8
Jun - 5.1 -1.7 -0.1 -0.7 7.9 0.1 4.4 0.2 0.3 -1.0 3.2 10.9
Jul - 2.5 1.8 0.3 0.2 1.8 1.5 0.5 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.9 8.9

Chart 2: Net capital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Not seasonally adjusted

ExcelCapital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Next release date: 20 September 2018

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

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