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

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  • CBOE sees record VIX futures volume

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange traded about 68,033 volatility futures contracts Thursday night, breaking a record it set in July for trading in non-US trading hours.

    • 01 Aug 2014
  • ISDA determines Argentina CDS credit event

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s Americas Credit Derivatives Determinations Committee has resolved that a failure to pay credit event occurred in respect to Argentina.

    • 01 Aug 2014
  • DB completes first series of RMB option trades under SAFE

    Deutsche Bank has executed the first series of renminbi option trades for Mengniu Dairy, as well as other Chinese corporates based onshore, under new regulation from China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange, which became effective today.

    • 01 Aug 2014
  • 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

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%