Latest RMB bonds news

  • HKEX ready to unveil Bond Connect plans

    Details of the long-awaited China-Hong Kong Bond Connect scheme are set to be unveiled soon by the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX), providing a whole new asset class for Mutual Market Access investors.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Poland preps docs for 2017 Panda return

    The Republic of Poland is looking to become the first repeat sovereign issuer of Panda bonds as it seeks to raise Rmb3bn ($435m) this year.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Shanghai FTZ set for inaugural CP

    The fixed income product offering of Shanghai Free Trade Zone is about to expand with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) gearing up for a Rmb500m ($73m) one year commercial paper.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • HKEX highlights need for better CNH liquidity

    RMB transactions may be shifting onshore but efforts still need to be made to improve the liquidity of offshore renminbi to aid the internationalisation of the currency, according to a report released by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last week.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • RMB outlook 2017: Panda and dim sum bonds

    It was a year of opposite fates for Panda and dim sum bonds in 2016 with the former reaching record heights and the latter pretty much left on the sidelines. In our first outlook piece of the year, GlobalRMB reached out to several experts to get their thoughts on what the future holds for both asset classes.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Sino-Russia ties strengthened by exchange agreements

    China and Russia are forging ahead with closer financial market ties, with the Moscow Exchange (Moex) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) looking to facilitate two-way investments between the countries. This comes as the Russian ministry of finance is still finalising plans for the first RMB-denominated bond to be issued in Russia.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • Advisory body tells HK to speed up Bond Connect

    The Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) has recommended the city to speed up the implementation of Bond Connect to strengthen its position as a global offshore renminbi hub.

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • RMB round-up: Fed hike hits RMB, new FTZ coming early 2017, Tunisia considers Panda

    In this weekly round-up, the US Federal Reserve interest rate hike is pushing the RMB even lower against the dollar, a fresh batch of free trade zones could be approved for an early 2017 launch, and Tunisia’s central bank is looking at a Panda bond deal. Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 16 Dec 2016
  • CRCC fends off renminbi volatility with $500m CB

    China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has sold its second convertible bond of 2016, this time a renminbi-denominated, dollar-settled trade linked to the offshore RMB spot price. Chinese issuers are warming to the structure amid concerns about RMB depreciation, as investors bear the currency risks. John Loh reports.

    • 08 Dec 2016
  • Shanghai Rmb3bn muni bond throws open FTZ market

    The Shanghai Municipal government priced the first free trade zone (FTZ) bond on Thursday, marking the launch of a third bond market in China.

    • 08 Dec 2016

RMB bonds news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 8,500 7 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 8,000 2 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5,000 4 10.59
4 HSBC 3,300 3 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,000 3 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.