Top Derivatives news

  • Structured product participants laud PRIIPs outcome

    The Packaged Retail and Insurance-based Investment Products directive (PRIIPs), which was approved by the European Parliament on Tuesday evening, has been welcomed by the European structured products industry.

    • 16 Apr 2014
  • ISDA’s Pickel to depart

    Robert Pickel, ceo of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, is set to leave this summer after 17 years at the association.

    • 17 Apr 2014
  • RBC's Salahuddin departs

    Ali Salahuddin, head of global-equity linked products at the Royal Bank of Canada in Toronto, has left the firm. Ahmed Kachenoura, managing director, head of AMRS trading and head of the US platform, global equity linked products in New York, will assume Salahuddin’s responsibilities. Kachenoura will remain in New York as head of global equity-linked products.

    • 15 Apr 2014

Latest Derivatives News

  • Investors tap S&P down-and-out, appearing put spreads

    Investors have been entering one-month-to-one-year down-and-out-puts and “appearing” put spread strategies with strike prices of 90% and 80% of spot on the S&P 500, in a bid to monetize the elevated skew levels on the index.

    • 24 Apr 2014
  • FINRA communication rule amendments to ease filing burden

    A change to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s communication rules relating to the filing and content requirements for retail communications are a positive development for the structured products market, according to lawyers.

    • 24 Apr 2014
  • Funds take profits on cross-asset relative value credit options trade

    Hedge funds are taking profits on cross asset relative value options trades playing the underperformance of the North American CDX Investment Grade index relative to equities.

    • 24 Apr 2014
  • Total Derivatives: 1s/5s CNY swaps steeper as 5y underperforms

    Front-end CNY swaps were bid today amid further upward momentum in the fixings. However, 1s/5s swaps steepened up as 5-year swaps underperformed the shorter-end. New rules by the Chinese regular will help bolster capital ratios for the big banks, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 24 Apr 2014
  • CME seeks uniform commingling rules

    CME Group has called on the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission to allow all derivatives clearing organizations to commingle portfolio margining funds in connection with futures contracts.

    • 23 Apr 2014
  • Investec launches controlled vol fund

    Investec Structured Products has launched a UK Controlled Volatility Fund linked to the EVEN 30 index. The fund, through the EVEN 30 index, tracks the performance of the 30 least volatile stocks from the 100 largest companies listed in the UK.

    • 23 Apr 2014

All International Bonds Ranking

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
1 JPMorgan 111,653.77 379 8.03%
2 Barclays 110,498.80 347 7.94%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 101,573.05 316 7.30%
4 Deutsche Bank 99,049.91 375 7.12%
5 Citi 95,827.47 329 6.89%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
1 Credit Agricole CIB 10,459.00 27 7.29%
2 BNP Paribas 9,802.87 42 6.83%
3 HSBC 7,046.12 42 4.91%
4 Deutsche Bank 6,881.34 28 4.80%
5 Barclays 6,583.64 26 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
1 Goldman Sachs 11,056.32 30 12.62%
2 JPMorgan 8,455.61 40 9.65%
3 UBS 8,369.98 25 9.56%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,347.53 24 8.39%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,061.64 18 8.06%