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  • Bowen renews calls for market funded CFTC

    Sharon Bowen, one of only two commissioners on the commodity trading futures commission, has voted to advance budget proposals made by acting chairman Giancarlo but also said that the regulator is underfunded and should receive contributions from market participants.

    • 24 May 2017
  • IHS Markit unveils Outreach360 platform

    IHS Markit on Wednesday released its Outreach360 platform, a tool that allows counterparties to contact each other for regulatory and data gathering purposes as they work to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).

    • 24 May 2017
  • Total Derivatives: CNY bid follows ratings downgrade

    Moody's downgraded China's credit rating on Wednesday morning. Short swaps were well bid and the curve flattened as an initial response. However, sources expect risk sentiment to weather the storm and the recent curve steepening trend to extend, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 24 May 2017
  • NEX hires and restructures business for Infinity

    NEX Optimisation today announced a massive restructuring of its business in preparation for its new NEX Infinity platform, which uses distributed ledger technology and brings together transaction optimisation services under one roof.

    • 23 May 2017
  • MOEX offers Chinese investors real-time data

    On Tuesday, the Moscow Exchange (MOEX) began disseminating real-time data over China's four largest financial information vendors, Great Wisdom, Wind, East Money and Emoney.

    • 23 May 2017
  • Euronext eyes FX derivatives with FastMatch acquisition

    Euronext has announced that it will acquire FastMatch, the electronic communication network (ECN) used in the spot foreign exchange market.

    • 23 May 2017
  • ESMA clarifies on MiFID and MiFIR derivatives

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has set out which OTC derivative contracts will be treated as if 'traded on a trading venue' and subject to MiFID II and MiFIR transparency requirements, trading obligations and transaction reporting requirements.

    • 22 May 2017
  • EQD markets brace for volatility as reflation scepticism hardens

    Sell-offs in equity markets might not have left derivatives participants sweating this week but optimism is fast fading on the popular reflation trade.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Mizuho Americas hires Tassan-Solet

    Mizuho Americas has appointed Massimo Tassan-Solet to head of derivatives trading.

    • 18 May 2017
  • Giancarlo courts FinTech in New York speech

    Acting Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Christopher Giancarlo courted the Fintech industry in a speech on Wednesday, promising to “transform” the agency into a “21st century digital regulator”.

    • 18 May 2017
  • CBOE books record derivatives business on market fall

    The CBOE options exchange enjoyed its busiest ever day on Wednesday as markets fell on concerns about the Trump presidency and his handling of an FBI investigation and confidential information.

    • 18 May 2017
  • CFTC grants no-action relief to SHCH

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has again extended no-action relief for the Shanghai Clearing House (SHCH), advocating against enforcement action for failing to register as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation (DCO).

    • 17 May 2017
  • EEX charges up Austrian power futures

    The European Energy Exchange will next month introduce financially settled Austrian power futures in response to the planned split of the German-Austrian electricity price zone.

    • 17 May 2017
  • Total Derivatives: Deleveraging to steepen CNY curve

    Mid-sector CNY swaps have been well offered today but Société Générale says deleveraging efforts will back more steepening across the 2s/5s NDIRS slope, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 17 May 2017
  • Torstone Technology makes European push

    Torstone Technology, the provider of post-trade securities and derivatives processing platforms, has hired Paul Phillips as head of European sales, and Paul Mundy as product manager, as the company plans a European expansion.

    • 16 May 2017
  • Tradeweb draws banks into APA service

    Tradeweb Markets, the provider of OTC derivatives trading platforms, has signed up a number of big banks to its Approved Publication Arrangement service, it said on Monday.

    • 16 May 2017
  • INE moves closer to trading oil futures

    The Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), a subsidiary of the Shanghai Futures Exchange, has issued articles of association, general rules and contract specifications that take it closer to introducing crude oil futures.

    • 15 May 2017
  • DTCC commits to cloud technology

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) on Monday committed to expanding its use of cloud technology “across a much greater range of its services and applications” over the next three to five years.

    • 15 May 2017
  • Political risk eases but Italian danger remains

    This was widely touted to be the year of volatility. The UK government began the fraught process of leaving the European Union while the Dutch and French elections were scheduled with populist far-right parties riding high in the polls, writes Gavan Nolan.

    • 11 May 2017
  • A return to principal trading? CFTC to revive liquidity

    Christopher Giancarlo, the acting chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, this week opened the path for a return to bank dealer market making as he targeted improved swap market liquidity.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Regulators stake out positions on euro clearing tug of war

    The politically charged debate over euro clearing rumbled on this week as leading regulators set out their positions on where such activity should be located.

    • 11 May 2017
  • ISDA delegates enjoy sunshine and Giancarlo in Lisbon

    Another year, another ISDA conference. But this wasn’t just any other year. With variation margin requirements in the rearview mirror, MiFID II looming in 2018 and the question of London euro clearing troubling many, the trade body had a lot of questions to tackle in just two packed days of panels and speeches.

    • 11 May 2017
  • NEX creates Yen margin ratios and benchmark

    The Financial Futures Association of Japan has mandated NEX Data to create foreign exchange margin ratios for 170 currency pairs on a daily basis.

    • 11 May 2017
  • SPIMEX to accept oil futures spread orders

    The Saint Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange will start allowing futures spread orders on its Urals crude oil contracts.

    • 11 May 2017
  • SEC charges ex-employee with fraud in derivatives trading

    David Humphrey, who worked at the Securities and Exchange Commission for 16 years, has pleaded guilty to falsifying statements to hide prohibited trading in options and other securities.

    • 11 May 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 May 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 19,381.65 47 8.82%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,968.25 36 8.63%
3 HSBC 18,103.95 50 8.24%
4 BNP Paribas 8,911.57 55 4.05%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 8,885.00 54 4.04%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 May 2017
1 JPMorgan 8,714.26 35 8.36%
2 UBS 8,283.47 33 7.95%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,736.57 37 7.42%
4 Citi 6,897.11 46 6.62%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,215.31 24 5.96%