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Derivatives

Top Derivatives news

  • Managing your risk: Compression-like tools here to stay

    Tools that enable firms, whether buyside or sellside, to reduce the number of line items in a portfolio, while keeping the same risk profile, are changing the way market participants trade derivatives.

    • 09 Jan 2015
  • Synthetic CDOs back as hedgies drive full cap sales

    Synthetic collateralised debt obligations, one of the financial products synonymous with the global crisis, are set to accelerate their recent tentative comeback. Real money investors are joining hedge funds in chasing the controversial instruments’ double-digit yields, write Will Caiger-Smith and Beth Shah.

    • 08 Jan 2015
  • Panic erupts as SNB abandons floor causing euro/Swiss to tank

    The Swiss National Bank shocked markets on Thursday when it abandoned its Sfr1.20 floor on the euro and cut the interest rate on sight deposit balances to minus 0.75%. The SNB and some investor portfolios will suffer big losses.

    • 15 Jan 2015


Latest Derivatives News

  • Total Derivatives: Currency move backs short-end CNY bid

    Short-end CNY swaps have been bid as currency weakness has more than offset easing liquidity concerns. Underperformance in the belly of the curve has backed some disinversion momentum in the 1s/5s NDIRS slope, writes Deirdre Yeung.

    • 05:15 AM
  • Rates trading dips modestly following multi-week rises

    Overall interest rate derivatives trading that was reported to swap data repositories last week decreased by 12% from the previous two weeks, according to data from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

    • 26 Jan 2015
  • Funds take profit on stocks vs. CDS after Syriza victory

    Hedge funds took profit on a long stocks, short credit default swaps relative value trade on Monday after the Syriza victory in the Greek election failed to dampen expectations in equities, while the iTraxx wobbled slightly wider.

    • 26 Jan 2015
  • SIFI designation under FSOC inherently flawed, lawyers say

    The Financial Stability Oversight Council has announced changes to the classification process of firms designated as systemically-important financial institutions, prompting concern about the government's extended remit over insurance, clearing and other non-financial organisations. Having yet to release a hard set of rules and procedures for the new classification system, lawyers are concerned that the statute is ambiguous, inherently flawed and non-transparent.

    • 26 Jan 2015
  • ISDA: CCP recovery preferable to resolution

    Clearing houses should avoid resolution at all costs, according to a recovery framework published by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association today, which asserts that even when pre-funded resources such as member contributions have been exhausted, recovery of a clearing house is always preferable to closure.

    • 26 Jan 2015

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Jan 2015
1 Barclays 28,419.66 77 8.76%
2 JPMorgan 26,688.86 72 8.23%
3 Citi 24,028.42 64 7.41%
4 HSBC 21,259.01 74 6.55%
5 Morgan Stanley 19,362.83 50 5.97%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jan 2015
1 Credit Agricole CIB 2,525.38 2 33.69%
2 Citi 725.00 2 9.67%
3 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 600.00 1 8.00%
3 Emirates NBD PJSC 600.00 1 8.00%
5 Deutsche Bank 508.74 2 6.79%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Jan 2015
1 UBS 4,446.03 1 40.92%
1 Goldman Sachs 4,446.03 1 40.92%
3 Citi 511.98 3 4.71%
4 Liberum Capital Ltd 192.75 4 1.77%
5 Morgan Stanley 186.33 2 1.71%