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Top Derivatives news

  • Clearers hope EU delay means frontloading tweaks

    The European Securities and Markets Authority's decision to delay publishing essential credit derivatives clearing standards could mean that the European Commission is reconsidering an €8bn notional clearing threshold for the front-loading of trades, market participants hope.

    • 24 Nov 2014
  • Pension funds spur growth in derivs on vol factor indices

    Institutional investors such as pension funds are increasingly interested in futures and exchange traded funds on MSCI minimum volatility factor indices based off its equity market indices, including the MSCI emerging market futures index.

    • 21 Nov 2014
  • CME, GFI revise strategic transaction to compete with BGC Partners

    CME Group has increased its offer for GFI Group to compete with a recent bid by BGC Partners. The exchange has now increased the consideration payable to GFI Group stockholders from $4.55 a share, to $5.25 a share, payable in a mix of CME Group Class A common stock and cash.

    • 03 Dec 2014


Latest Derivatives News

  • TriOptima completes first CCS lira compression cycle

    TriOptima has completed the first cross currency compression cycle for US dollar/Turkish lira, eliminating $213 billion notional.

    • 06:15 PM
  • Negative basis trading to return in 2015

    Société Générale is expecting negative basis trades to return in 2015, in opposition to the consensus view among investors and other market commentators who believe that tight credit spreads in cash could tighten even further if the European Central Bank goes ahead in buying corporate bonds as part of quantitative easing.

    • 05:15 PM
  • BTIG launches electronic FX trading platform

    BTIG has expanded its foreign exchange services with the addition of an electronic trading FX platform. The service, TradeSave FX, provides institutional investors direct access to competitive multi-dealer spot FX prices as well as advanced order matching and 24-hour liquidity aggregation.

    • 01:45 PM
  • Demand for SPY, VIX protection causes spike in options premiums

    Volumes in call options have nearly doubled over the past week in Chicago Board Options Exchange Volatility Index (VIX) call spreads as investors seek volatility protection, which has driven options premiums to significant highs.

    • 16 Dec 2014
  • TriOptima completes maiden compression cycle with JSCC for yen IRS

    The Japanese Securities Clearing Corporation has completed the first compression cycle for cleared yen interest rate swaps using TriOptima’s triReduce service, to eliminate notional principal and reduce risk.

    • 16 Dec 2014

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Dec 2014
1 JPMorgan 342,922.92 1311 8.41%
2 Barclays 300,648.86 1032 7.37%
3 Citi 290,963.57 1128 7.14%
4 Deutsche Bank 287,219.96 1136 7.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 282,489.76 1009 6.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Dec 2014
1 BNP Paribas 52,003.11 221 7.02%
2 Deutsche Bank 51,241.89 139 6.92%
3 Citi 40,105.19 112 5.41%
4 JPMorgan 36,476.66 84 4.92%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 36,447.56 151 4.92%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 26,935.89 136 8.98%
2 Goldman Sachs 26,008.57 92 8.68%
3 UBS 23,085.08 92 7.70%
4 Deutsche Bank 22,844.76 91 7.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,916.84 81 7.31%