Top Derivatives news

  • Pension netting regs push bank clearing costs higher

    Dealers are facing increasing costs when providing clearing services to pension funds amid the regulatory push to move trades to clearing houses. The lack of netting provisions for pension funds means capital charges for dealers are high, with the result that leading banks are questioning the viability of the business without a rise in clearing prices.

    • 16 Oct 2014
  • Buyside access to clearing threatened over FCM struggles

    Access to clearing houses for the buyside may increasingly become limited as some clearing members, known as futures commissions merchants in the US, are struggling to turn a profit on their clearing offerings. This has resulted in some firms exiting such business entirely, and limiting the FCM’s with which buysiders can clear with.

    • 15 Oct 2014
  • Buysiders shift new T+2 settlement responsibility to dealers

    New rules requiring market participants to settle fixed income securities transactions in two days, instead of three, are leading some buyside firms to pass on the new responsibilities to their dealers in return for a fee. Settlement deadlines in 28 European countries moved to T+2 on October 6.

    • 09 Oct 2014

Latest Derivatives News

  • Markit: Could credit volatility be back?

    Credit markets are now accustomed to low volatility, but there have been signs over the third-quarter that the climate is changing.

    • 03 Oct 2014
  • FinEx launches OTC commodities biz

    Integrated asset management, private equity and hedge fund shop FinEx Group, has launched a commodities boutique that will provide hedging and risk management services via derivatives and structured products to commodity producers and consumers globally.

    • 02 Oct 2014
  • Iron condors ready to swoop on short VIX ETF

    Denver-based financial boutique IPS Strategic Capital is readying a novel out-the-money iron condor trade on the ProShares Short Volatility Index Short Term Futures Exchange Traded Fund, as a short term hedge against S&P500 drawdowns of between 5%-6%.

    • 02 Oct 2014
  • Esma rules spark confusion in swap market clearing rush

    Fresh challenges have surfaced for banks and other members of clearing houses as they prepare for the dawn of mandatory clearing, after final rules published on Wednesday redefined the categories of counterparties eligible for clearing in Europe. Hazel Sheffield reports.

    • 02 Oct 2014
  • FTSE launches low vol index series

    Index provider FTSE Group and Research Affiliates have jointly launched a low volatility series of benchmarks that can be used as underlyings for structured products and other financial instruments.

    • 01 Oct 2014

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Oct 2014
1 JPMorgan 274,362.92 1088 8.09%
2 Barclays 246,500.00 850 7.26%
3 Citi 241,124.13 935 7.11%
4 Deutsche Bank 240,786.09 977 7.10%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 235,519.40 841 6.94%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 45,034.29 183 7.39%
2 Citi 34,532.35 96 5.67%
3 Deutsche Bank 34,196.96 122 5.61%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 30,654.20 126 5.03%
5 Barclays 28,791.02 107 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 23,663.67 112 9.36%
2 Goldman Sachs 22,917.78 77 9.07%
3 Deutsche Bank 20,595.54 76 8.15%
4 UBS 19,458.10 79 7.70%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,899.80 68 7.48%