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  • Global Derivatives Awards 2016 — the winners

    On Tuesday, September 20, GlobalCapital held its annual Global Derivatives Dinner at Banking Hall in London and revealed the winners of its Global Derivatives Awards for 2016.

    • 20 Sep 2016

  • ESMA proposes exchange trading for iTraxx indices

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has proposed making it mandatory to trade the iTraxx Europe and Crossover credit default swap indices on a regulated market or other recognised trading facility.

    • 21 Sep 2016
  • Lloyds rejects lawsuit on swap liability

    Lloyds has told GlobalCapital that a lawsuit which could cost it £275m ($357m) does not have merit, and promised to contest the suit vigorously.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • CFTC fines Russia’s VTB over ‘fictitious’ derivatives

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has penalised Russia’s VTB Bank and its London-based VTB Capital investment banking subsidiary over what the Commission called "fictitious" and "non-competitive" block trades of Russian ruble/US dollar futures contracts.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • Margin calls targeted in 'blockchain accelerator' programme

    Synechron, a technology services provider, is targeting margin calls as one of six ‘blockchain accelerator’ applications for the financial markets.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • Hong Kong's SFC looks to relax derivative limits

    Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has begun consultations with market participants over plans to grow its futures and options market by relaxing trading position limits for listed derivatives.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • DTCC: distributed ledger tech needs governance drive

    Industry-wide collaboration on distributed ledger technology governance is needed and policymakers must plan ahead for the impact of such advances on securities markets and post-trade infrastructures, The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation has said.

    • 19 Sep 2016
  • ISDA: derivs market must push harder on standardisation and efficiency

    Derivatives market participants must embrace new technologies to meet the challenges it faces in seeking greater standardisation and efficiency, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has said. These include opportunities for use of blockchain, ‘RegTech’, product identifiers and ‘common domain models’.

    • 16 Sep 2016
  • Rumbles of volatility unsettle trader nerves in credit and equity

    The decision of buyside participants in credit and equity markets to remove near term hedges in favour of end-of-year trades has been called into question this week, with volatility picking up after the the summer lull and several potential catalysts for further upset looming next week.

    • 15 Sep 2016
  • ICE authorised by BoE and ESMA as CCP

    ICE Clear Europe, the European clearing arm of Intercontinental Exchange, has been authorised by the Bank of England and by the European Securities and Markets Authority as a central counterparty (CCP).

    • 19 Sep 2016

Latest awards

  • The winners: GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2016

    GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners of its Americas Derivatives Awards for 2016. The results were revealed at a gala dinner at New York’s Metropolitan Club on June 2. Thank you to everyone who supported the event by attending and for taking part in the pitches that decided who were the best and brightest in US, Canadian and Latin American derivatives over the last 12 months.

    • 03 Jun 2016

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  • Regulators' next big question: who knows what?

    Transparency has been among the top priorities of regulators and policy makers in the post-crisis era, but they don’t seem to understand what kind of information is important or when it becomes so.

    • 24 Nov 2015

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 12 Sep 2016
1 JPMorgan 268,483.43 1096 8.71%
2 Citi 246,887.13 889 8.01%
3 Barclays 232,454.96 721 7.54%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 219,007.69 764 7.10%
5 HSBC 187,245.69 759 6.07%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Sep 2016
1 BNP Paribas 25,880.49 114 6.73%
2 UniCredit 25,281.81 120 6.58%
3 JPMorgan 24,287.96 45 6.32%
4 HSBC 20,765.28 102 5.40%
5 ING 17,698.87 110 4.60%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Sep 2016
1 JPMorgan 12,228.29 67 10.51%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,054.63 54 8.64%
3 Morgan Stanley 7,741.62 42 6.65%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,346.61 35 6.31%
5 Citi 7,299.47 39 6.27%