• China hits the panic button with capital flow restrictions

    People’s Bank of China is returning to its old habits of sending out window guidance to banks in yet another attempt to stem capital outflows, with the latest measures targeting cross-border M&A and offshore RMB loans.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • RMB round-up: record low PBoC fix, expanding Shanghai FTZ, new RQFII licensees

    In this round-up, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC) sets the dollar-renminbi fix at a new record low, a new policy push for the Shanghai free trade zone (FTZ), and the China Securities Regulatory Commission appoints two new RMB qualified foreign institutional investors (RQFII). Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 25 Nov 2016
  • HKMA reveals plans for RMB hub, IFFO: Part I

    In an interview with GlobalRMB, Vincent Lee, executive director, Hong Kong Monetary Authority, laid out HKMA’s plans for the future of Hong Kong as an offshore RMB hub, and for the recently created Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO), which he oversees.

    • 24 Nov 2016
  • CNH liquidity key to IKEA’s China ambitions - report

    The ability to tap into a liquid CNH swap market is one of most important considerations for international companies with operations in China such as IKEA, according to a joint report from the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and InvestHK.

    • 17 Nov 2016
  • Malaysia cbank to push domestic RMB markets

    Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is looking to build out local payments and investment infrastructure to make the country’s financial markets fully RMB-capable, Adnan Mohamad Zahid, assistant governor, said in a recent speech.

    • 08 Nov 2016
  • RMB round-up: FX indices stable in Oct, HK deposits rise, CIPS reaches landmark

    In this round-up: RMB indices record a stabilisation of the currency against the trade-weighted baskets, Hong Kong RMB deposits increase nearly 2% in September, and the China cross-border interbank payment system (CIPS) expands to 400 indirect participants. Plus, a recap of our top stories this week.

    • 04 Nov 2016
  • Seven new countries ‘cross the RMB river’, says Swift

    The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication’s (Swift) latest RMB tracker shows that during the last two years, seven new countries are using the renminbi for more than 10% of their direct payments with China and Hong Kong.

    • 28 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
  • Survey reveals strong rise in redback usage

    China’s push to elevate the global status of the renminbi seems to be working well with the currency’s usage rate among global corporates going from strength to strength, according to the results of HSBC’s 2016 RMB Internationalisation Survey.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Capital controls continue to impede China's FTZ progress

    It has been three years since China launched the landmark Shanghai Free Trade Zone with the area originally envisioned as the blueprint for further reforms throughout the country. While market participants are disappointed by the authorities’ continued grip on capital controls, they are happy with the overall direction of the FTZ scheme.

    • 11 Oct 2016

More RMB - Treasury/Cash Management

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
  • 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.