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  • JBIC opens up dollar threes for Japanese, Yellen turns hawkish

    Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) made a rare appearance in three year dollars this week, opening the way for its peers to follow. But there is little in the dollar pipe from Japanese or any other SSA issuers — all of which are well funded — after a week when US rate expectations were jolted by comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Indo Exim aims to charm bond investors

    Lembaga Pembiayaan Ekspor Indonesia, otherwise known as Indonesia Eximbank, has announced plans to sell $500m-equivalent bonds in the offshore market this year.

    • 10 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong preps for new dollar sukuk

    The Hong Kong government is eyeing the week of February 20 to issue a new dollar sukuk, providing further momentum to Islamic financing since making its debut in the market more than two years ago.

    • 07 Feb 2017

Comment

  • ‘Tis the season to fund early

    The Republic of Indonesia re-opened G3 sovereign bonds for emerging market issuers last week with a $3bn triple-trancher — the second December in a row that it has made an early start on its funding plans. While its timing has come under criticism from some market watchers, the country made a savvy move given the circumstances.

    • 07 Dec 2016

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RMB

  • Chinese bonds included in new global indices

    Onshore renminbi bonds have been included in a pair of newly created Bloomberg-Barclays indices as momentum for their eventual inclusion in global benchmarks continues to build steam.

    • 25 Jan 2017

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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
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5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Feb 2017
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3 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,721.76 15 9.26%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 2,103.09 12 7.15%
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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 5,260.17 29 9.78%
2 Citi 4,547.77 19 8.45%
3 JPMorgan 4,544.51 22 8.45%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,172.77 14 7.76%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,002.98 13 5.58%

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