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Bonds

  • Muted reaction to BoCom’s euro tier two

    China’s Bank of Communications (BoCom) has followed its landmark offshore tier two bond with another €500m ($634m) offering a day later, on September 25. But the euro denominated transaction proved to be less popular than its dollar counterpart.

    • 30 Sep 2014

Equities

  • ADB exits India’s Petronet with $117m block

    Asian Development Bank has sold its entire stake in India’s Petronet LNG through a Rp7.14bn ($117m) block that priced on the morning of September 26, leading to the company’s share price taking a hit when trading began.

    • 30 Sep 2014

Loans

People News

RMB

  • Aberdeen AM gets RQFII licence, eyes investment shift to A-shares

    Aberdeen Asset Management Asia (AAMA) announced on September 26 that it had been awarded an RMB Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (RQFII) licence from the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) in August. While an investment quota of up to Rmb600m ($97.8m) is expected in November, a investment shift to China's A-shares is also planned, the company said.

    • 26 Sep 2014

Comment

  • Beware the cynics of Chinese bank capital

    With Chinese banks needing a recordbreaking amount of bank capital over the next few years and the first deal expected by the end of 2014, the scaremongers are out force. But as with so much to do with China, the reality is unlikely to be as bad as some would have us believe.

    • 29 Sep 2014
  • Move fast — Mongolia could be back

    Mongolia’s potential to be one of the fastest growing economies in the world could soon be unlocked. The smart money had better move fast.

    • 23 Sep 2014
  • Don’t worry, be happy: loans to pick up in Q4

    Dollar loans out of Asia ex-Japan have taken a massive tumble in the third quarter, falling 40% compared to the same period last year. The figures are certainly dismal, but it’s not time to hit the panic button just yet. All the signs are that the next few months will be promising for loans.

    • 23 Sep 2014
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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 16,826.30 65 8.56%
2 Citi 12,609.55 55 6.42%
3 Morgan Stanley 12,150.79 67 6.18%
4 Credit Suisse 11,541.75 75 5.87%
5 UBS 10,947.30 95 5.57%

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 22,263.41 118 5.07%
2 HSBC 21,245.36 140 4.84%
3 JPMorgan 19,365.22 105 4.41%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,081.25 87 3.43%
5 Deutsche Bank 14,416.37 79 3.28%

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