Latest equity derivatives news

  • HKEX to add derivs 'volatility control mechanism'

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing will introduce a ‘volatility control mechanism’ next month for its derivatives market in a bid to stop trading errors and other incidents causing extreme price volatility.

    • 24 Oct 2016
  • Brexit breakdown spurs derivs innovation

    Concerns that a ‘hard Brexit’ will lay waste to the pound and ratchet up UK inflation are furnishing a wave of innovation in structured products, as market participants look for more sophisticated ways to play a breakdown in previously dominant correlations between different asset classes, writes Dan Alderson.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • Eurex and CME expand push into futures

    Eurex and CME Group both lined up new futures contracts this week as the market assessed a generational shift from bilateral derivatives towards cleared, exchange traded products.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • Blockchain group turns sights on equity derivatives

    A group of banks and service providers, led by New York based start-up Axoni, have completed a test of blockchain technology and smart contracts to manage affirmations and post-trade lifecycle processing for over-the-counter equity swaps, building on similar work done earlier this year for credit derivatives.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • BNPP moves listed derivs to Fidessa

    BNP Paribas has brought together its global listed derivatives businesses on a single platform hosted by UK software and services company Fidessa.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • Equity derivatives slump, but rates and energy grow

    Volume figures released by major derivative exchanges show that low volatility continues to subdue volumes in equity derivative products, although flows improved in September. Interest rate, metal and energy derivatives show growth, however.

    • 05 Oct 2016
  • LSE looks to ease DB merger probe with French clearer sale

    The London Stock Exchange this week moved to deflect a mounting list of European Commission concerns about its proposed merger with Deutsche Börse by saying it would consider selling off its LCH SA French clearing business.

    • 28 Sep 2016
  • Fifteen year study shows lower vol for option indices

    The Chicago Board Options Exchange has presented further research that shows indices investing in options strategies have historically been less volatile than other key stock, bond and commodity benchmarks, following on from another study it unveiled last week.

    • 28 Sep 2016
  • Baltic Exchange shareholders vote through SGX takeover

    Shareholders of the Baltic Exchange have approved the firm’s takeover by the Singapore Exchange.

    • 27 Sep 2016
  • CME and Eurex launch weekly index options

    CME Group rolled out a suite of weekly expiring, S&P index-based options on futures this week, while European rival exchange Eurex introduced trading of weekly expiring equity option contracts onto its exchange that reference SMI, Switzerland’s blue chip stock market index.

    • 27 Sep 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 317,793.98 1355 8.72%
2 Citi 301,114.13 1092 8.26%
3 Barclays 259,580.63 846 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 258,842.43 934 7.10%
5 HSBC 224,273.23 905 6.15%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 32,854.00 58 6.73%
2 BNP Paribas 31,678.29 142 6.49%
3 UniCredit 31,604.22 138 6.47%
4 HSBC 25,798.87 114 5.29%
5 ING 21,769.65 121 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 14,633.71 80 10.23%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,731.14 63 8.20%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,435.23 48 6.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,229.95 42 6.45%
5 UBS 8,781.68 42 6.14%