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Asia

Bonds

  • Azeri Accessbank looks for CP

    Azeri Accessbank is roadshowing a small-sized European commercial paper issue in London this week via BCP Securities and BNP Paribas.

    • 12:45 PM

Equities

  • CGN Meiya fires $231m IPO into market

    CGN Meiya Power Holdings opened books on September 16 for a HK$1.8bn ($231m) Hong Kong IPO, lining up a group of five cornerstone investors to take up around 35% of the deal ahead of launch.

    • 12:15 PM

Loans

  • HPCL $300m facility launches into general

    Indian state owned refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp has launched its $300m loan into general syndication, with the five leads already being joined by one Indian lender at the mandated lead arranger level.

    • 01:00 PM

People News

RMB

  • Stock Connect to lead to capital account opening: Neuberger Berman

    As it celebrates the first five years of its China equity fund, investment manager Neuberger Berman said it expects investors’ interest in Chinese securities to explode as the regulatory walls around the Chinese capital markets begin to be torn down.

    • 02:15 AM

Comment

  • India is right not to rush

    The Indian ECM market is set for a busy few months with a pipeline of government-led divestments teed up to hit investors soon, and the country in danger of meeting its target for once. But while some argue the government is not moving fast enough to reduce its fiscal deficit, slow and steady will prove to be the best strategy.

    • 12:15 PM
  • Islamic accounts should look past Pakistan’s politics

    Islamic investors should not allow political turmoil to derail Pakistan’s plan to return to the sukuk market.

    • 09 Sep 2014
  • India's Basel III U-turn: wrong decision, wrong reason

    India broke with its traditional instincts last week by scrapping a restriction on retail investors buying Basel III bonds. Not only is the U-turn in attitude towards retail protection startling given the country's past attitude to that investor base, but it could also be reckless.

    • 08 Sep 2014
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More from Asia

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 10 Sep 2014
1 Goldman Sachs 12,282.40 63 8.04%
2 UBS 10,023.96 88 6.56%
3 Citi 7,661.56 48 5.01%
4 Morgan Stanley 7,396.42 59 4.84%
5 Credit Suisse 6,784.85 67 4.44%

Bookrunners of Asia (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 09 Sep 2014
1 Citi 21,036.85 107 10.42%
2 HSBC 19,956.95 126 9.89%
3 JPMorgan 17,201.72 89 8.52%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 14,252.30 80 7.06%
5 Deutsche Bank 13,197.22 70 6.54%

Asian polls & awards

  • Asiamoney reveals region's outstanding banks in Fixed Income Poll

    Two banks dominated the three main categories of our latest and largest survey of Asia's credit, interest rate and commodities sectors.

  • Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2014: Vietnam

    Every year we choose which are the standout financial institutions in each major Asian market. In Vietnam, Military Bank rises above a lacklustre field of competition for best getting a handle of its costs and bad debts.

  • Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2014: Taiwan

    Each year we choose the leading bank, equity brokerage and debt house across every major market in Asia. In Taiwan, E.Sun Financial Holding shines for its efforts in building non interest income, while Yuanta fends off tough competition to lead in equity and bonds.

  • Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2014: Thailand

    Each year we choose the leading bank, equity brokerage and debt house across every major market in Asia. In Thailand, Siam Commercial Bank beats arch-rival Kasikornbank to be named top lender, while Phatra Securities remains top for equities in tough conditions and Bangkok Bank stands tallest for bonds.

  • Asiamoney Best Domestic Bank Awards 2014: South Korea

    Each year we choose the leading bank, equity brokerage and debt house in each major market in Asia. In South Korea Shinhan Bank continues to shine for its credit risk management and diversification, while Woori Investment & Securities shines in equities and KB Financial Group proves strongest in debt.