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  • Central banks publish global ethics code for FX markets

    A new global code of conduct for the FX market was published in London on Thursday by a group of central banks. It calls for more “ethical” behaviour among market participants.

    • 25 May 2017
  • GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2017 - the winners

    GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Americas Derivatives Awards for 2017. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at New York’s Metropolitan Club on May 25. Our thanks to all those who attended the dinner and competed for the awards.

    • 26 May 2017

  • LedgerX funds new Bitcoin exchange

    LedgerX, the US-based trading and clearing platform, has raised $11.4m to help finance the start-up of an options exchange that will trade bitcoin and other digital currencies.

    • 25 May 2017
  • MOEX and SSE announce partnership

    The Moscow Exchange (Moex) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) have agreed to an expanded “strategic cooperation” agreement, and intend to develop debt and equity products for investors.

    • 25 May 2017
  • StanChart closes its first USDCNY forward trade in SG

    Standard Chartered has become the first non-Chinese bank in Singapore to close a dollar-renminbi FX forward trade via the onshore China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), the firm said in a statement on Thursday.

    • 26 May 2017
  • Corporates confront life after UK ring-fencing

    UK corporates are preparing for the large UK banks to bring down their ring-fences, a move that could shake up the banking landscape and push more corporates to sign credit support annexes with their banks.

    • 25 May 2017
  • Bowen calls for trading fees to fund CFTC

    Sharon Bowen, one of only two sitting commissioners on the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has voted to advance budget proposals made by acting chairman Christopher Giancarlo, but also said the regulator was underfunded and should receive contributions from market participants.

    • 24 May 2017
  • IHS Markit unveils Outreach360 platform for MiFID II

    IHS Markit on Wednesday unveiled its Outreach360 platform, a tool that allows counterparties to contact each other for regulatory and data gathering purposes as they work to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).

    • 24 May 2017
  • Total Derivatives: CNY bid follows ratings downgrade

    Moody's downgraded China's credit rating on Wednesday morning. Short swaps were well bid and the curve flattened as an initial response. However, sources expect risk sentiment to weather the storm and the recent curve steepening trend to extend, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 24 May 2017
  • NEX hires and restructures business for Infinity

    NEX Optimisation on Tuesday announced a restructuring of its business in preparation for its new NEX Infinity platform, which uses distributed ledger technology and brings together transaction optimisation services under one roof.

    • 23 May 2017

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  • Political risk eases but Italian danger remains

    This was widely touted to be the year of volatility. The UK government began the fraught process of leaving the European Union while the Dutch and French elections were scheduled with populist far-right parties riding high in the polls, writes Gavan Nolan.

    • 11 May 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%