Latest RMB investment news

  • Banks lay out Bond Connect expectations

    Premier Li Keqiang's blessing for a China-Hong Kong Bond Connect scheme is a boost for the accessibility of Chinese bonds. But market participants are looking for clarity on issues across FX, settlement and registration requirements to determine its likely impact and appeal.

    • 03:30 AM
  • MSCI slashes weighting in fresh A-share inclusion attempt

    In its latest consultation on A-shares, MSCI has overhauled its plans with a proposal that would see Mainland stocks make up just 0.5% of its Emerging Market index. While the new scheme increases the chance of A-share inclusion, it could be too little and too late for investors.

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • Streamline China market access to bring inflows, says Asifma

    Chinese regulators should simplify market access to attract capital inflows, Asia Securities Industry & Financial Markets Association (Asifma) has said. In a report published on Wednesday, the industry body argued that the current arrangement is too complex, unfair to long-term foreign investors and discourages prospective investors.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • RMB round-up: Stronger post-Fed renminbi fix, China to add seven FTZs, Won-RMB swap line threatened

    This week, the PBoC follows the US Federal Reserve’s rate hike by strengthening the dollar, Korea worries THAAD will imperil renminbi swap line, and China reveals plans to create seven new Free Trade Zones (FTZs).

    • 17 Mar 2017
  • Chinese bond inflows to hit $300bn on index inclusion

    Morgan Stanley is predicting capital inflows of $250bn-$300bn into China’s onshore bond market, if major index providers include Chinese government bonds (CGBs) in their benchmark indices. But Moody’s cautioned that uncertainties around capital controls could spoil the party.

    • 16 Mar 2017
  • One-way Bond Connect coming this year, says Li

    The Bond Connect scheme allowing foreign investors access to the Mainland bond markets will materialise in 2017, Chinese premier Li Keqiang announced during a press briefing on March 15.

    • 15 Mar 2017
  • Manulife nails first China investment WFOE

    Canada-based asset manager Manulife became the first foreign investor to obtain its investment wholly foreign-owned entity (WFOE) licence on March 15, the firm said in a statement.

    • 15 Mar 2017
  • Bond fund managers encouraged by China’s latest efforts

    Fixed income fund managers have welcomed the recent move by PBoC to allow them into the onshore FX derivatives market, but a few more tweaks to the regulation will help give Beijing what it really craves: a surge in capital inflows to the onshore bond market.

    • 13 Mar 2017
  • Index providers cautious as they welcome Chinese bonds

    Citi and Bloomberg Barclays may have taken the leap by moving to include Chinese bonds in their indices, but index providers and investors remain cautious on the market impact of the decisions.

    • 08 Mar 2017
  • Asset managers lobbying for better ETF Connect deal

    International asset managers are pushing for a more liberal version of the upcoming China-Hong Kong ETF Connect, with the focus on whether ETFs will be considered as stocks or funds by the regulators.

    • 02 Mar 2017

RMB investment news archive

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
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 CITIC Securities 4,281.70 15 9.56%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4,059.80 9 9.06%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 3,263.99 17 7.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,220.37 10 7.19%
5 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,935.93 18 6.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 HSBC 9,706.90 55 10.13%
2 Citi 7,530.71 38 7.86%
3 JPMorgan 6,946.55 35 7.25%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,270.84 25 6.54%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4,121.95 27 4.30%

Asian polls & awards

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.

  • Asia’s standout deals

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Best Country Deals. Discover why these bond, equity and loan transactions delivered outstanding outcomes for issuers and investors.

  • Aussie award winners: The best banks and deals of 2016

    The names have been announced, now find out why they stood out from the crowd. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement in equities, bonds, loans and investment banking.

  • Photos from Asiamoney's New Year Awards Dinner 2017

    Asiamoney held its New Year Awards Dinner at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on February 22, 2017, where issuers, bankers, brokers and analysts gathered to celebrate the achievements of those who were top-ranked in Asiamoney polls in 2016 or who had won deal or bank awards.

  • Photos of the GlobalCapital Asia New Year Drinks and Awards Reception

    GlobalCapital Asia held a New Year drinks and awards reception at Le Bistro Winebeast in Hong Kong on February 15, 2017. Below is a selection of the best photos from the night. Our thanks to all who attended.