Latest Asia Derivatives news

  • ISDA DC decides on Noble Group, prompts questions on reform

    An International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) determinations committee this week 'cleverly' dismissed the controversial question of whether Noble Group defaulted on its debt in June, but the move has prompted questions about reform of the decision-making process.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • SGX creates indices from products

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) has used the iron ore futures listed on its derivatives market to create a series of inverse and leveraged indices for tradable products.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Dah Chang Futures logs onto SGX as derivatives trading member

    A subsidiary of Taiwan-based Dah Chang Securities on Tuesday became a derivatives trading member with Singapore Exchange (SGX), joining fellow new arrivals I-Access, Shinhan Investment and Cathay Futures.

    • 05 Sep 2017
  • Life is complicated, even in the CDS market

    Noble Group, the Hong Kong commodities trading firm, is in financial difficulties, but is still functioning — just.

    • 31 Aug 2017
  • Noble CDS drama escalates as DC postpones decision

    The drama surrounding credit default swaps referencing Noble Group escalated this week as the Asia Ex-Japan International Swaps and Derivatives Association determinations committee on Thursday pushed back the deadline for ruling on whether Noble has defaulted.

    • 31 Aug 2017
  • Taiwan derivs house joins ICE Futures Singapore

    ICE Futures Singapore, the energy, metals and forex derivatives exchange owned by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has admitted its fifth member, SinoPac Futures, based in Taiwan.

    • 30 Aug 2017

Top Stories

  • Mirae launches Korean synthetic ETFs

    Mirae Asset Group listed last week on the Korea Exchange two synthetic exchange-traded funds in South Korea, making it the most prolific issuer in the market.

    • 05 May 2014
  • Korea reveals proposed structures of derivatives tax

    South Korean authorities are looking at two different ways a derivatives capital gains tax could be implemented; either an annual rate of 10% on capital gains earned in excess of KRW2.5 million, or an annual rate of 20% on total earnings from gold trading and financial investment products, including derivatives.

    • 01 May 2014
  • SinoPac TRF unwind probability increases

    The likelihood of Taiwan’s Bank SinoPac being forced to unwind its US dollar, offshore China yuan target redemption forward positions rose yesterday as the country’s financial regulator banned the firm from issuing further notes.

    • 29 Apr 2014

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.78
2 CITIC Securities 22.01
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.16
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.90
4 Everbright Securities 7.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,844.12 61 5.73%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,917.11 41 5.19%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,175.96 42 4.76%
4 UBS 7,533.62 55 4.39%
5 Citi 7,312.18 51 4.26%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 27,049.63 178 8.42%
2 Citi 23,096.66 145 7.19%
3 JPMorgan 20,336.44 114 6.33%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,766.30 85 4.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,043.71 105 4.37%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia Regional Capital Market Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual regional capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment bank franchises of 2017.

  • GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017: the Winners

    France, Tennet, NWB and Berlin Hyp are among the green and social bond issuers acclaimed in GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017, which were announced on Tuesday in Amsterdam.

  • Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards: the Nominations

    GlobalCapital is happy to announce the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 2

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the final five questions.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 1

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the first five questions.