Latest Asia Derivatives news

  • Total Derivatives: Liquidity concerns back paying in CNY swaps

    Despite the PBoC having injected a record amount of funds into China's financial system this week, liquidity concerns are rising ahead of the Chinese New Year break. The fixings pushed higher and shorter NDIRS were well bid on Wednesday morning. Looking forward though sources see limited scope for further upside, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • HKEX deploys derivs volatility control mechanism

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has gone live with a volatility control mechanism (VCM) on its derivative market to prevent extreme price volatility.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Thai exchange adds stock futures to fuel growth

    The Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX), which enjoyed a 72% growth in trade volume last year, is set to add futures on 24 stocks.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • This week in renminbi: January 9, 2017

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) went into reverse gear on Monday, weakening the dollar fix by 0.9%, China’s foreign currency reserves cling on to the $3tr level, and Shenzhen Connect sees slow but steady foreign interest.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • RMB round-up: RMB surges against dollar, CNH futures set new trading record, Zhejiang FTZ gets going

    The year started with plenty of excitement, as the RMB gained ground against the dollar in onshore and offshore markets, activity surged in RMB futures in Hong Kong, and the third batch of free trade zones (FTZ) opened for business. Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Hong Kong to trade renminbi currency options

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) plans to introduce options on the Chinese renminbi currency, as well as a US dollar/offshore renminbi contract, having gained approval from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

    • 04 Jan 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
  • 18 Jan 2017
1 Haitong Securities Ltd 1,602.34 9 13.94%
2 CITIC Securities 1,474.17 4 12.82%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 1,440.03 7 12.53%
4 Bank of China 1,188.86 5 10.34%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 689.79 3 6.00%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jan 2017
1 Citi 2,440.79 8 6.09%
2 HSBC 1,887.35 9 4.71%
3 JPMorgan 1,754.71 7 4.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 1,692.30 4 4.22%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,418.69 3 3.54%

Asian polls & awards

  • China Private Banking Awards 2017

    China’s private banking industry is growing in leaps and bounds. High- and ultra-high-net-worth mainland customers are increasingly mobile, demanding best-in-class service from their financial providers. Banks are adapting to the changing world, rolling out innovative and sophisticated services to their high-end clientele. In recognition of China’s advances in the field, Asiamoney is proud to announce the winners of its awards for best mainland private banks for 2016.

  • Corporate Governance Poll 2016: Time to get serious

    Asia has taken its time in improving corporate governance standards, with experts agreeing on the need for broader action. But Taiwan and Hong Kong firms seem to be moving in the right direction, as shown in the results of this year's Asiamoney Corporate Governance poll. Paolo Danese reports.

  • Best Managed Company Awards 2016: Asia’s finest stand out

    Asiamoney is pleased to present its choices for Asia’s Best Managed Companies in 2016. In a year marked by political and economic upheaval, the region’s best firms and executives impressed on through a combination of factors including financial performance, innovation and strategic execution.

  • Brokers Poll 2016: The right call

    Analysts in Asia are used to dealing with dynamic and unpredictable markets but the events of this year provided a real test of mettle. Against a backdrop of global political upheaval and worsening economic outlook at home, the winners of Asiamoney’s 2016 Brokers Poll have proved they have what it takes to impress their clients.

  • Brokers Poll 2016: HSBC and CLSA take the crown as Asia’s best

    Asia’s brokerages have needed to stay nimble in the face of volatile markets and changing regulation that has tested their industry. HSBC and CLSA are well placed to meet the challenge after coming out top in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll. Peter McGill reports.