Capital Issuance - October 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 November 2018

Overview

  • Gross issuance by UK residents was £41.6bn in October, £2.0bn higher than in September, and £4.4bn higher than the previous six month average.
  • Bond issuance was £24.3bn in October, compared to £26.9bn in September, and was £2.6bn higher than the previous six month average.
  • PNFC bond issuance was £9.0bn in October, £4.1bn higher than in September, and £4.4bn higher than the previous six month average.
  • MFI bond issuance was £8.1bn in October, compared to £13.7bn in September, and was £2.6bn lower than the previous six month average.
  • Commercial paper issuance was £15.1bn in October, compared to £12.4bn in September, and was £1.1bn 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 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
Aug -

8.4

5.5 1.2 - 2.5 3.9 2.2 0.6 0.3 3.2 0.7 24.4
Sep - 13.7 6.6 4.5 0.1 8.4 2.9 7.5 0.2 4.9 2.9 2.1 39.6
Oct - 8.1 7.3 4.3 1.6 7.2 4.0 5.9 0.6 9.0 3.8 3.1 41.6

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 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
Aug - 2.5 -1.6 -1.7 -0.8 0.1 0.7 -1.0 -0.9 -0.9 -0.4 -1.2 -1.3
Sep - 8.5 -2.0 1.8 -0.2 7.0 -1.8 4.4 -1.4 2.8 -1.5 -0.6 11.5
Oct - -1.6 -3.5 -1.2 1.4 3.4 0.4 3.1 -1.2 7.1 0.4 0.1 6.4

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

Not seasonally adjusted

ExcelCapital issuance by UK-residents (all currencies)

Next release date: 20 December 2018

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

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