VTB Capital: Fixed Income Monitor
November 14, 2012
Russia/CIS eurobonds: moderately weak session in corporate sector
Russia/CIS eurobond space showed mixed dynamics. Sovereign segment performed well despite the wave of risk-off in the global markets. Russia 20 firmed to 116.625 and its yield declined to 2.54%. However, corporate and banking sector demonstrated moderately weak performance with Gazprom bonds losing 25bp in price terms and the yields up by 2-7bp across the curve. Banking sector bonds were under pressure as well including selling in Sberbank space (yields up by 8-10bp across the curve), VEB (yields up by 6-10bp) and VTB (yields wider by 7bp). VIP 18 was down by 50bp in price terms and yield picked up to 5.57%.