Latest Asia Derivatives news

  • HKEX launches first currency options

    The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) launched USDCNH options on March 20, the first currency options to trade on the exchange. Together with HKEX’s USDCNH futures contract, the new product will give investors an alternative in managing renminbi exposure.

    • 21 Mar 2017
  • Foreign institutional investors enter China FX hedging market

    A foreign institutional investor completed its first hedging transaction in the onshore FX derivatives market on March 13, following the liberalisation by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange introduced at end of February.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • China gives blessing to onshore FX hedging

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) has followed up on a promise made at the end of last year, announcing on Monday that foreign institutional investors are now allowed to enter the onshore FX derivatives market.

    • 28 Feb 2017
  • CSI300 futures land on European shores

    Investors can now hedge their Chinese portfolio during European trading hours following the launch of CSI300 index futures contracts on Eurex, the continent’s largest derivatives exchange.

    • 20 Feb 2017
  • Total Derivatives: Data fuels CNY curve correction

    The PBoC skipped another reverse repo operation today, tightening liquidity conditions further. However lower fixings have supported better offers in swaps. Data-related receiving in 5-years has fuelled a corrective flattening move in the 1s/5s NDIRS slope after the curve made new highs earlier this week, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • HSBC names new equities head

    HSBC has promoted Hossein Zaimi to become global head of equities, replacing Patrick George in the role, who continues as EMEA global markets head.

    • 01 Feb 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) 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.59
4 HSBC 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 CITIC Securities 4,281.70 15 9.56%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4,059.80 9 9.06%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 3,263.99 17 7.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,220.37 10 7.19%
5 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,935.93 18 6.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 HSBC 9,706.90 55 10.13%
2 Citi 7,530.71 38 7.86%
3 JPMorgan 6,946.55 35 7.25%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,270.84 25 6.54%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4,121.95 27 4.30%

Asian polls & awards

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.

  • Asia’s standout deals

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Best Country Deals. Discover why these bond, equity and loan transactions delivered outstanding outcomes for issuers and investors.

  • Aussie award winners: The best banks and deals of 2016

    The names have been announced, now find out why they stood out from the crowd. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement in equities, bonds, loans and investment banking.

  • Photos from Asiamoney's New Year Awards Dinner 2017

    Asiamoney held its New Year Awards Dinner at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on February 22, 2017, where issuers, bankers, brokers and analysts gathered to celebrate the achievements of those who were top-ranked in Asiamoney polls in 2016 or who had won deal or bank awards.

  • Photos of the GlobalCapital Asia New Year Drinks and Awards Reception

    GlobalCapital Asia held a New Year drinks and awards reception at Le Bistro Winebeast in Hong Kong on February 15, 2017. Below is a selection of the best photos from the night. Our thanks to all who attended.