Latest RMB investment news

  • MSCI China decision key for US investor interest, says Deutsche AM

    China has made progress in liberalising its capital account this year, but the moves have yet to win over US-based investors, Luke Oliver, head of exchange-traded funds (ETF) capital markets at Deutsche Asset Management (DAM) told GlobalRMB.

    • 26 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
  • RMB round-up: Shanghai FTZ introduces e-warrants, Macau’s RMBi push, new RQFII quotas

    In this round-up, the Shanghai Free Trade Zone introduces electronic warrants to facilitate cross-border payments for commodity companies, Macau gets high level backing for its renminbi ambitions and new RQFII quotas for Thailand and Luxembourg. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 14 Oct 2016
  • Off-cycle decision not on the cards for A-share inclusion

    The combination of newly announced MSCI China equity indices and a relaxation of renminbi qualified institutional investors (RQFII) rules last week has reignited discussions about A-shares inclusion in the MSCI Emerging Market index. While the moves are considered important, they do not warrant an off-cycle decision, say market participants.

    • 05 Oct 2016
  • Credit reforms needed as Panda bonds celebrate birthday

    The Chinese Panda bond market is enjoying plenty of attention, having just passed the one year anniversary of its comeback in September 2015. However, while market participants expect the exuberance to continue, they have called for credit reforms to diversify the investor base.

    • 04 Oct 2016
  • MSCI lauds China A-share reforms

    The chances of an off-cycle decision for A-shares to be included in MSCI’s Emerging Markets Index has increased after the index provider launched 20 new China equity indices on September 29 and praised Beijing’s recent reform efforts.

    • 30 Sep 2016
  • RMB round-up: ECB swap line, Swiss Re ups RQFII quota, CLS to provide RMB netting

    In this round-up, the European Central Bank renews its RMB swap line, Swiss Re increases its RMB qualified foreign institutional investors (RQFII) quota, and CLS facilitates netting for RMB foreign exchange transactions. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 30 Sep 2016
  • No big bang for RMB in SDR

    In just a few days, the renminbi will be officially included in the International Monetary Fund’s Special Drawing Rights basket — a move widely seen as a validation of the currency’s internationalisation. But the actual impact of the development on fund flows is expected to be limited, market participants told GlobalRMB.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • RMB round-up: QDII on standby, Vanguard’s A-shares transition, Malaysia adds RMB bond depository

    In this round-up, Chinese regulators have further delayed any expansion of the qualified domestic institutional investor, Vanguard has completed its transition to a FTSE index that includes A-shares, and Malaysia’s new payment system adds support for RMB debt securities. Plus, a recap of GlobalRMB’s coverage this week.

    • 23 Sep 2016
  • RMB round-up: More FTZs in the works, RMB bond yields converging, London continues RMB push

    In this round-up, China is keen to expand FTZ sphere, yield differential continues to narrow between offshore and onshore bonds, and London reiterates desire to promote RMB internationalisation. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 15 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) 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
  • 26 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 15,417.46 59 6.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,809.74 49 5.12%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,402.65 45 4.95%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,930.26 36 3.87%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,697.57 46 3.77%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 25,655.98 155 9.54%
2 Citi 24,170.03 132 8.99%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,409.23 104 7.97%
4 JPMorgan 18,713.00 109 6.96%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,065.00 52 4.49%