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  • Financials premium persists as Italy ref and ECB hold sway

    Pressure mounted on Italian sovereign bonds and credit default swaps this week, as rumours of increased European Central Bank support were quickly dampened and traders positioned for a 'No' vote in this weekend’s referendum.

    • 01 Dec 2016

  • Glencore dividend marks full CDS reversal

    When a company announces that it is increasing the amount paid out to shareholders, it is not typically greeted with enthusiasm by credit investors. But Glencore is no ordinary company in the credit default swap world, and its announcement on Thursday wasn’t a standard change in financial policy.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • CFTC nod for CME's European clearer

    CME Clearing Europe, CME Group’s London-based clearing house, has been approved by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO).

    • 30 Nov 2016
  • Clearing houses size up EU resolution framework

    The European Commission has proposed rules aimed at minimising the systemic risk of recovering and resolving central counterparties that fail, including granting authorities powers to intervene, having projected that 70% of the $500tr over-the-counter derivatives market will move to being cleared.

    • 28 Nov 2016
  • ICE names chairman of Singapore operations

    Intercontinental Exchange has appointed a chairman for its Singapore trading and clearing operations.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • Russian crude futures start trading

    The Saint Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange has started trading Russian oil futures, the first derivatives available on the product.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • ISDA and IHS Markit tout VM protocol

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association and IHS Markit have unveiled the ISDA 2016 Variation Margin Protocol, which automates amending collateral documents or setting up agreements to comply with variation margin requirements from March 1.

    • 28 Nov 2016
  • Royal Mint and CME link up on blockchain platform for gold

    The UK’s Royal Mint has partnered with the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group to create a blockchain-based digital platform for trading gold, in an attempt to cut costs for investors and improve perceptions of the asset class.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • Eurex extends Korea link with fungible futures

    Eurex, the derivatives exchange of Deutsche Börse, has launched a daily future linked to the Kospi-200 index, which will be fully fungible with contracts traded on the Korea Exchange (KRX).

    • 28 Nov 2016
  • Regulators talk tough on buyside benchmarks

    A new swathe of asset managers will be caught by rules on how they use benchmarks, after the European Securities and Markets Authority broadened its planned clampdown.

    • 24 Nov 2016

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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

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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
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 350,314.87 1563 8.64%
2 Citi 331,807.46 1234 8.18%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 294,072.11 1065 7.25%
4 Barclays 288,574.83 960 7.12%
5 HSBC 246,960.17 1012 6.09%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Nov 2016
1 JPMorgan 41,457.25 68 7.46%
2 HSBC 35,073.34 130 6.31%
3 BNP Paribas 33,854.75 157 6.09%
4 UniCredit 33,033.86 153 5.94%
5 ING 23,664.97 130 4.26%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 29 Nov 2016
1 JPMorgan 17,674.88 93 10.70%
2 Goldman Sachs 14,180.33 72 8.59%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,109.11 48 6.73%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,679.86 56 6.47%
5 UBS 9,841.05 49 5.96%