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Top Derivatives news

  • EU participants fear RFQ definitions will quash liquidity

    Market participants in Europe are concerned over the definitions of request-for-quote and voice brokerage systems under the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive. The suggested definitions from the European Securities and Markets Authority would require the disclosure of provided quotes to the public, which could hamper liquidity.

    • 26 Feb 2015
  • Investors unwind bearish euro options as vol drops

    Investors have been unwinding bearish positions on the euro following successful Greek negotiations which has led to an unexpected stabilisation of the single currency and a decrease in volatility.

    • 25 Feb 2015
  • Bond investors look to FX derivs as portfolio hedge

    Increases in FX volatility have the potential to erode returns and raise portfolio-level volatility in international multi-asset portfolios, therefore investors are looking at using FX forwards and options as a hedge to generate superior risk-adjusted returns.

    • 25 Feb 2015


Latest Derivatives News

  • Rates derivs, CDS trading on the up

    Overall interest rate derivatives trading that was reported to swap data repositories last week increased by 14% from the previous week, according to data from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

    • 06:30 PM
  • Aussie put spreads scooped but investors should be wary

    Market participants have been picking up put spreads on the Australian dollar against the US dollar, however investors should be cautious as the currency pair has the potential to fall lower than expected, according to FX strategists.

    • 06:15 PM
  • Total Derivatives: PBoC cut; CNY 1s/2s disinversion bets

    CNY swaps have been well offered in the wake of an interest rate cut at the weekend by the People's Bank of China (PBoC). But the 1s/2s swap curve spread has been bid on near-term disinversion bets, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 06:00 AM
  • Canadian clearing proposal surpasses G20 requirements

    A proposed clearing mandate for Canadian derivatives markets is generating concern over which products are captured for clearing. The scope of application and impact on certain asset classes could eclipse that of both the Dodd-Frank Act and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation, according to lawyers.

    • 27 Feb 2015
  • NASDAQ gets greenlight to clear FX derivs under EMIR

    NASDAQ OMX Clearing has received authorisation from the European Securities and Markets Authority to clear both exchange-traded and over-the-counter FX derivatives. This means that NASDAQ is only the second central counterparty that is FX recognised under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation.

    • 27 Feb 2015

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Barclays 71,089.54 183 9.00%
2 JPMorgan 66,911.97 219 8.47%
3 Citi 60,959.50 190 7.72%
4 Deutsche Bank 52,952.24 195 6.70%
5 Goldman Sachs 43,765.57 144 5.54%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 JPMorgan 8,228.67 7 15.19%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 5,019.01 14 9.26%
3 Deutsche Bank 3,829.31 9 7.07%
4 HSBC 2,700.22 15 4.98%
5 BNP Paribas 2,415.19 14 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Feb 2015
1 UBS 7,573.73 12 19.57%
2 Goldman Sachs 6,269.28 9 16.20%
3 Morgan Stanley 3,375.69 17 8.72%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2,907.26 14 7.51%
5 JPMorgan 2,564.48 14 6.63%