Latest RMB derivatives news

  • 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
  • Petro-renminbi to test dollar dominance in 2017, says Amundi

    The next chapter of the renminbi internationalisation process could soon be taking place in the commodities market with Amundi Asset Management predicting the rise of petro-renminbi in 2017.

    • 04 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
  • RMB coming of age in derivatives market, says BIS

    The Bank for International Settlements’ triannual survey found that the renminbi has risen above other emerging market currencies in trading patterns across spot and derivatives, BIS said in a detailed report on the state of global foreign exchange (FX) markets.

    • 13 Dec 2016
  • Dubai draws ICBC to Chinese futures push

    The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange has signed up the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China as a clearing and settlement bank, which it hopes will ease its introduction of Shanghai gold futures.

    • 16 Nov 2016
  • DGCX preps first offshore RMB gold contract

    The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has announced plans to launch a renminbi futures contract, with Gaurang Desai, CEO of the exchange, telling GlobalRMB the contract has already received regulatory approval.

    • 02 Nov 2016
  • IFC ready for renminbi return

    Already a pioneering issuer in the currency, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) believes greater regulatory clarity will provide a fresh boost to its onshore and offshore renminbi funding plans, Monish Mahurkar, director for treasury market operations, told GlobalRMB.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Total Derivatives: CNY steepening to meet resistance?

    The CNY steepening move is continuing but expected to meet resistance soon. China's bond market faces joint regulation from PBOC and CSRC. ICBC is planning a dim sum bond issue, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 05 Sep 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) 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
  • 11 Jan 2017
1 Haitong Securities Ltd 1,383.79 4 25.02%
2 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 675.24 3 12.21%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 572.35 3 10.35%
4 CITIC Securities 476.38 2 8.61%
5 BNP Paribas 316.68 1 5.73%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Jan 2017
1 Citi 1,872.68 2 18.70%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,493.92 2 14.92%
3 Nomura 998.19 1 9.97%
3 JPMorgan 998.19 1 9.97%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 905.93 2 9.05%

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.