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  • KfW offers more backing for EM clearing guarantor

    KfW has invested more money in Frontclear, an organisation which offers guarantees to help clear emerging market and frontier market trades, boosting access to international interbank markets.

    • 12:30 PM
  • CBOE / Bats shareholders approve merger plan

    Shareholders of the Chicago Board Options Exchange and of Bats Global Markets have approved the exchanges’ plans to pursue a merger and to issue shares supporting the deal.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • EuroCCP to become SIX exchange clearer

    European Central Counterparty (EuroCCP) is to become the third central counterparty for clearing services on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • LCH.Clearnet get US portfolio margining nod

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has given LCH.Clearnet and its clearing members permission to portfolio margin customer positions.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • HKEX deploys derivs volatility control mechanism

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has gone live with a volatility control mechanism on its derivative market to prevent extreme price volatility.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • UniCredit tweaks senior trading team

    UniCredit has announced several changes to senior management in its markets business, with the retirement of corporate treasury sales boss and deputy head of markets Kevin Krespi.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Pegas offers time spread trading

    Pegas the European gas trading platform operated by Powernext has launched time spread contracts on its futures markets.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • Turkey and New Zealand gain EU reg equivalence

    Supervisory and regulatory frameworks in Turkey and New Zealand can be regarded as equivalent to those in the European Union, according to details of a European Commission report released by the European Banking Authority.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • CFTC allows US traders access to ICE Endex

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order of registration for Intercontinental Exchange's ICE Endex exchange, allowing participation by US based investors.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • Mizuho hires European derivs risk head

    Mizuho International, the securities and investment banking arm of Mizuho Financial Group, has hired an experienced banker to lead its European derivatives risk solutions business.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Swaps clearing fight reignited as Draghi and Massad wade in

    Wrangles over the future of euro interest rate swap clearing after Brexit were revived this week, with both European Central Bank president Mario Draghi and outgoing US Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair Timothy Massad suggesting that the EU should maintain oversight of the UK market. Meanwhile, two London-based executives argued that the UK should extend its EU exit process to five years to avoid losing swaps business to the US.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Tradeweb touts APA service for MiFID II

    Tradeweb Markets, the New York based electronic fixed income, derivatives and exchange-traded fund marketplace operator, has unveiled a service that allows market participants to meet post-trade transparency requirements mandated by the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II).

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Thai exchange adds stock futures to fuel growth

    The Thailand Futures Exchange (TFEX), which enjoyed a 72% growth in trade volume last year, is set to add futures on 24 stocks.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Derivs industry weighs cost of ISIN numbers

    The Association of National Numbering Agencies (ANNA) has issued a consultation paper on the fees that will be payable after the introduction of ISIN numbers for over-the-counter derivatives.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • Nodal Exchange launches power futures

    The Nodal Exchange, a North American energy derivatives market place, has introduced Mid-Columbia power futures contracts.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • IHS Markit touts US equity derivs tax tool

    IHS Markit has unveiled a solution aimed at helping market participants meet withholding tax obligations on US equity derivatives arising from the newly imposed section 871(m) rule.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • CME consults on rules overhaul

    CME Europe is consulting with the derivatives market, having proposed to overhaul its exchange rulebook following reauthorisation under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR).

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • From theory to reality: DTCC takes blockchain into trade warehouse

    Use of blockchain technology in the derivatives market progressed beyond the proof of concept (POC) phase this week, with the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) moving to take distributed ledger into the heart of its operation.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • This week in renminbi: January 9, 2017

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) went into reverse gear on Monday, weakening the dollar fix by 0.9%, China’s foreign currency reserves cling on to the $3tr level, and Shenzhen Connect sees slow but steady foreign interest.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Eurex adapts VStoxx to attract US traders

    Eurex will introduce CFTC-certified options on its VStoxx futures contract as it aims to increase US participation in the product.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • RMB round-up: RMB surges against dollar, CNH futures set new trading record, Zhejiang FTZ gets going

    The year started with plenty of excitement, as the RMB gained ground against the dollar in onshore and offshore markets, activity surged in RMB futures in Hong Kong, and the third batch of free trade zones (FTZ) opened for business. Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Market cheers as Giancarlo tipped to chair CFTC

    Timothy Massad, chairman of the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission, has resigned, with J Christopher Giancarlo widely expected to take up the job, fuelling hopes of a more flexible, market friendly approach to regulation.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • CME adds monthly expiries to currency futures

    CME Group is set to introduce six currency futures with monthly expiries.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Politics and margin drive growth year for exchanges

    Major derivatives exchanges have released figures showing growth over 2016 and in December, with big gains reported in some product lines.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Credit intrepid as year of uncertainty begins

    John Maynard Keynes said we live in a world of irreducible uncertainty, while neoclassical economists assume that perfect information is available and people have rational expectations. The events of the past decade suggest that the former school of thought has more credence, though “freshwater” economists would no doubt disagree.

    • 05 Jan 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 16 Jan 2017
1 Citi 22,118.13 61 9.00%
2 Barclays 20,987.41 55 8.54%
3 JPMorgan 17,406.75 53 7.08%
4 HSBC 16,333.52 48 6.64%
5 Goldman Sachs 15,454.74 49 6.29%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Jan 2017
1 Commerzbank Group 114.00 1 66.16%
2 CaixaBank 37.05 1 21.50%
3 UniCredit 10.62 1 6.17%
3 BNP Paribas 10.62 1 6.17%
Subtotal 172.30 3 100.00%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 770.06 2 16.80%
2 Goldman Sachs 656.16 2 14.32%
3 JPMorgan 527.28 4 11.50%
4 Emirates NBD PJSC 408.38 1 8.91%
5 Deutsche Bank 321.53 3 7.01%