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Top Derivatives news

  • MS macro derivs bigwig set to retire

    Ned Stiker, head of global macro derivatives product marketing for the Americas, at Morgan Stanley in New York, is set to retire after 16 years at the firm.

    • 28 Jul 2014
  • Canadian dealers turn to Europe as SEF rules bite

    Volume of €-denominated interest rate swaps between European and Canadian dealers has steadily increased since August 2013, while US dealer volume with Canadian dealers has trended lower, according to data from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

    • 28 Jul 2014
  • Hedge funds seen playing skew via down-and-out-puts

    Bearish hedge funds are taking advantage of record elevated skew levels on the S&P500 this week, entering at-the-money three-month down-and-out put options.

    • 23 Jul 2014


Latest Derivatives News

  • Matrix Capital plans trust sponsored equity structured products

    Washington D.C.-based brokerage Matrix Capital Group is looking to launch a capped structured product that will track the Russell 2000 index via exchange-traded options, while using a unit investment trust-sponsored wrapper to help eliminate credit risk.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • Lyxor launches maiden AIFMD funds

    Lyxor Asset Management has launched two multi-strategy funds, the Lyxor Diversified Fund and the Lyxor Focus Fund which are fully compliant with the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • ISDA asked to consider Argentine CDS credit event

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association determinations committee will consider Friday whether a failure to pay credit event has occurred on Argentinian credit default swaps. The request came after Standard and Poor’s placed the country’s credit rating on selective default following a failure to pay interest due Wednesday.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • Margin seg top concern in UCITS risk calculations

    Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferrable Securities, or UCITS, funds should consider the manner and degree of margin segregation of derivatives at a clearinghouse rather than the type of derivative cleared when calculating counterparty risk, according to lawyers.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • SEI hires ex-Credit Suisse structured product salesman

    Investment management provider SEI has hired Paul Nevin, an ex-managing director in institutional structured sales at Credit Suisse in London, as a director and senior client portfolio manager in the firm’s institutional group.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • Total Derivatives: CNY curve correction seen continuing

    CNY swaps were better bid on Thursday on the back of a strong US GDP print overnight. The 1s/5s curve slope has steepened as actions by the People's Bank of China (PBoC) have limited the rise in short rates and the curve correction is expected to continue, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 31 Jul 2014
  • Transparency on uncleared swaps, substituted compliance needed

    US regulators are not operating with enough transparency when considering rules that will govern margin for uncleared swaps and substituted compliance issues, according to market participants.

    • 30 Jul 2014

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 28 Jul 2014
1 JPMorgan 211,014.28 786 8.00%
2 Barclays 198,779.14 670 7.54%
3 Deutsche Bank 190,910.54 750 7.24%
4 Citi 184,833.75 681 7.01%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 172,658.98 609 6.55%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jul 2014
1 BNP Paribas 30,731.58 128 7.53%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 22,312.48 83 5.47%
3 HSBC 19,860.98 105 4.86%
4 UniCredit 19,386.12 93 4.75%
5 Commerzbank Group 19,255.22 109 4.72%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Jul 2014
1 JPMorgan 19,788.15 91 9.16%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,506.73 60 9.03%
3 Deutsche Bank 18,418.04 61 8.52%
4 UBS 16,709.68 64 7.73%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 16,063.51 53 7.43%
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