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  • RMB round-up: Clearstream launches China bond link, US banks vie for clearing role, CCB Tokyo enters China FX market

    In this round-up, The BRICS bank announces its lending target for the next year, two US banks compete for RMB clearing role in New York, and China Construction Bank Tokyo gets admitted to the onshore foreign exchange market. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 21 Oct 2016
  • Asia on edge as Trump vs Clinton nears finish line

    US election jitters are weighing on Asia’s equity and debt capital markets, leaving bankers split over the best course of action for issuers before the November 8 vote. Some are advising clients to make full use of the next fortnight, while others are advocating hanging back and rolling with the punches in the aftermath of the result. John Loh reports.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • JP Morgan mulls offloading China JV stake

    JP Morgan is looking to sell its stake in its China joint venture with First Capital Securities, which began operations in 2011.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • Citi Asia revenue up on banking, wealth management boost

    Citi Asia earned $3.4bn in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, a 1% rise year-on-year. Asia was second only to North America in contributing to the bank's overall profits, with gains in wealth management, M&A and equity underwriting, and consumer business boosting performance.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • Moscow preps Bond Connect launch

    Plans abound to connect China’s bond market with offshore counterparts but they have had little success until recently. Now Russia’s National Settlement Depository (NSD) is close to launching a link in the first half of 2017, Eddie Astanin, chairman of the executive board, told GlobalRMB.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • CIMB eyes stockbroking JV with China Galaxy

    Malaysia’s CIMB Group and China Galaxy Securities Co said they are in talks to form a 50:50 joint venture for their stockbroking operations.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • A 21st century look to global capital markets

    Pakistan’s capital markets are back in business after a few lean years, with M&A deal volume and the Karachi Stock Exchange at record highs, and investors chasing yield in a country now promoted to MSCI ‘emerging market’ status. Rules passing through parliament are expected to underline the country’s reputation as a great place to do business

    • 18 Oct 2016
  • Q&A: The Working Group on US RMB Trading and Clearing

    The US took a step forward as a renminbi hub in September, when Bank of China New York branch was appointed as the local clearing bank. GlobalRMB met with a representative of the Working Group on US RMB Trading and Clearing to discuss new and future developments.

    • 18 Oct 2016
  • US leaves China off currency manipulator list

    The US Treasury Department has maintained the view that China is not a currency manipulator in its second report to the congress on the foreign exchange policies of its major trading partners.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • Exchanges kick off roadshows for Shenzhen Connect

    Preparations for the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect are in full swing as the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges embark on international roadshows ahead of its expected November launch.

    • 14 Oct 2016

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 7,500 5 22.26
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,000 2 11.87
2 Everbright Securities 4,000 1 11.87
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,500 2 10.39
5 HSBC 3,000 2 8.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 14,399.87 54 6.41%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,680.45 48 5.20%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,254.82 44 5.01%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,929.93 36 3.97%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,568.28 45 3.81%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 24,211.67 144 4.82%
2 Citi 23,007.32 123 4.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,229.47 98 4.03%
4 JPMorgan 18,255.12 103 3.63%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,241.68 45 2.24%