Strong 2017 for Syndicated Loan Trading

02 Jan 2018 Timothy Barello

2017 was a strong year for the secondary loan trading market, according to the Q4 data snapshot report from IHS Markit.

Quarterly report highlights include:

  • Index Trend: iBoxx USD Leveraged Loan Index returns rise to 3.29%
  • Secondary Market Loan Pricing Trend: Global bid prices show little movement this quarter
  • Global Loan Sector Trend: Spreads in the EU increased for Basic Materials, Consumer Services, Industrials and Utilities
  • US CLO Trend: 2.0 AAAs are now trading inside of 100 bps, down more than 30 bps from the start of Q4
  • Secondary Loan Settlement Trend: Year-end notional volume soars to $715bn

The full report may be downloaded below.

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Timothy Barello, Corporate Communications
Tel: +1 646 679 3463


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