Bahrain: bonds

Bahrain - is a small island country in the Persian Gulf ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family.
Area – 750 sq.km (184th).
Population – 0.79 mln. (159th)
The capital is Manama.
Official language – Arabic.
Local currency – Bahraini dinar (BHD).
Government – Constitutional monarchy.

Outstanding bond issues

Сurrency Outstanding bond issues Cumulative volume
sovereign
BHD 13 2 580 000 000
USD 9 10 950 000 000
corporate
USD 11 4 654 860 000
SAR 2 4 000 000 000
MYR 2 450 000 000
CHF 1 125 000 000
BHD 1 100 000 000

Sovereign rating

Rating AgencyRatingRating scaleDate
Dagong Credit *** International scale rating (foreign curr.) ***
Dagong Credit *** International scale rating (local curr.) ***
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) *** Country Risk Classifications ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- foreign currency ***
Moody's Investors Service *** LT- local currency ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Foreign Currency LT ***
S&P Global Ratings *** Local Currency LT ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (foreign curr.) ***
Fitch Ratings *** LT Int. Scale (local curr.) ***
National Rating Agency *** Global scale ***
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Latest bond issues

issue ISIN coupon volume end of placement maturity date
Bahrain, 7% 12oct2028, USD - International bonds XS1405766541 7% 1 600 000 000  USD 02/21/2017 10/12/2028
Gulf International Bank, 3.5% 25mar2022, USD - International bonds XS1555315768 3.5% 500 000 000  USD 01/18/2017 03/25/2022
Bahrain, 5.875 10may2024 - Domestic bonds BH000422A873 5.875% 285 000 000  BHD 11/08/2016 05/10/2024
Bahrain, 5.624% 12feb2024, USD - International bonds XS1405770733 5.624% 1 000 000 000  USD 10/04/2016 02/12/2024
Bahrain, 4.45 21jul2019 - Domestic bonds BH0004235303 4.45% 300 000 000  BHD 07/21/2016 07/21/2019
Bahrain, 5.875 5may2021 - Domestic bonds BH0005232523 5.875% 200 000 000  BHD 05/05/2016 05/05/2021
Gulf International Bank, FRN 27apr2021, SAR - Domestic bonds SA142FK0GPI3 3M Riyad bank saudi riyal interbank avg + 1.4% 2 000 000 000  SAR 04/27/2016 04/27/2021
BBK, 8.25% perp., BHD (Conv.) - Domestic bonds BH000F358881 8.25% 100 000 000  BHD 04/18/2016
Bahrain, 5.875% 26jan2021, USD - International bonds XS1324932273 5.875% 975 000 000  USD 02/23/2016 01/26/2021
Bahrain, 7% 26jan2026, USD - International bonds XS1324931895 7% 1 125 000 000  USD 02/16/2016 01/26/2026

World Bond market statistics

Quarterly indices

Type IV 2016 III 2016 II 2016 I 2016 IV 2015 III 2015 II 2015
BIS volume of international-bond market of emerging countries
Bahraini international bonds, USD bln 14.200 12.900 12.900 12.900 12.300 11.300 11.300
BIS net issues of international-bond market of emerging countries
International-bond net issue of Bahrain, USD bln 1.400 0.100   0.700 1.000 0.000 -0.800

Currencies

Daily indices

Type: 05/22/2017 05/19/2017 05/18/2017 05/17/2017 05/16/2017 05/15/2017 05/12/2017
Exchange Rates (Emerging Markets)
USD/BHD 0.3771 0.3770 0.3770 0.3771 0.3771 0.3771 0.3769
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Credit Risk Indicators

Daily indices

Type: 05/22/2017 05/18/2017 05/17/2017 05/16/2017 05/15/2017 05/11/2017 05/10/2017
CDS Emerging markets (sov.) 
CDS 5Y Bahrain mid * * * * * * *
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Macroeconomic Indicators (World economy)

Monthly indices

Type Mar 2017 Feb 2017 Jan 2017
Inflation Rate (World), % to the same period of the previous year
Inflation Rate (Bahrain) 0.80 0.40 0.80
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Yearly indices

Type 2015 2014
Government Debt to GDP (World), %
Government Debt to GDP(Bahrain) 61.90 44.40

JP Morgan

Daily indices

Type: 08/20/2013 08/19/2013 08/16/2013 08/15/2013 08/14/2013 08/13/2013 08/12/2013
CEMBI (publication was suspended since 20.08.2013) 
CEMBI Bahrain * * * * * * *
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Bonds prices

issue volume maturity date bid prices ask prices
date bid price yield date ask price yield
Bahrain, 5.50% 31mar2020, USD   USD 03/31/2020 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.*
Bahrain, 5.875% 26jan2021, USD   USD 01/26/2021 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.*
Bahrain, 6% 19sep2044, USD   USD 09/19/2044 05/18/2016 **.** *.** 05/18/2016 **.** *.**
Bahrain, 6.125% 5jul2022, USD   USD 07/05/2022 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Bahrain, 6.13% 1aug2023, USD   USD 08/01/2023 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Bahrain, 6.273% 22nov2018, USD   USD 11/22/2018 05/18/2016 ***.* *.** 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Bahrain, 7% 26jan2026, USD   USD 01/26/2026 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Ahli United Bank B.S.C., 6.875% perp., USD   USD 05/18/2016 ***.* * 05/18/2016 ***.** *
Bank ABC, FRN 4apr2017, USD   USD 04/04/2017 05/18/2016 ** * 05/18/2016 ** *
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, 3.5% 24mar2020, USD   USD 03/24/2020 05/18/2016 **.** *.** 05/18/2016 **.*** *.**
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, FRN 28jun2017, USD   USD 06/28/2017 05/18/2016 **.* * 05/18/2016 **.* *
Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait, FRN 2jun2018, USD   USD 06/02/2018 05/18/2016 ** * 05/18/2016 ** *
Batelco, 4.25% 1may2020, USD   USD 05/01/2020 05/18/2016 **.** *.** 05/18/2016 **.** *.**
Gulf International Bank, 2.375% 11dec2017, USD   USD 12/11/2017 05/18/2016 **.** *.* 05/18/2016 ***.** *.**
Investcorp, 4.75% 12jun2019, CHF   CHF 06/12/2019 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Investcorp, 8.250% 1nov2017, USD   USD 11/01/2017 05/18/2016 ***.** *.** 05/18/2016 ***.* *.**
Mumtalakat, 4% 25nov2021, USD   USD 11/25/2021 05/18/2016 **.** *.** 05/18/2016 **.** *.**
United Gulf Bank, FRN 13oct2016, USD   USD 10/13/2016 05/18/2016 **.**** * 05/18/2016 ***.**** *
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