Latest FX 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
  • CME Europe adds six FX futures to range

    CME Group is set to introduce six currency futures on its European exchange, taking the number of crosses it has available to 36.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • Tale of two currencies as peso gets boost while pound slumps

    Political wrangling on both sides of the Atlantic this week produced contrasting fortunes for two currencies in futures markets, with the Mexican peso receiving a boost and the British pound slumping to some of its worst ever levels against the US dollar.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Unilever price hikes that sparked row with Tesco did not cover its FX costs

    Unilever’s attempt to raise prices on goods it sells to UK supermarkets would not have covered all of its costs from the recent depreciation of sterling, a Unilever executive has told GlobalCapital.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Mexican peso futures pumped by Trump's slump

    Mexican peso futures surged on Monday following the second US presidential debate, rising to their highest level in almost a month as Republican candidate Donald Trump failed to knock a dent in Hillary Clinton’s polls lead.

    • 10 Oct 2016
  • Templeton powers up currency fund with derivatives

    Forwards and Futures trading will form a big part of a fund that Franklin Templeton Investment has launched, which focuses on long and short term exposure to global currencies in both developed and developing markets.

    • 10 Oct 2016
  • ESMA backs specialised post-trade reporting

    Post-trade reporting of non-equity trades under MiFID II will be too onerous and expensive for single services, known as consolidated tape providers (CTPs), the European Securities and Markets Authority has said, suggesting instead that specialisations for a number of different instruments — including derivatives — be allowed.

    • 03 Oct 2016
  • Commission set to save covered bonds from swap rules

    The European Commission could ignore the advice of the European Supervisory Authorities, and carry on carving out covered bond swaps from onerous collateral posting rules.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • FX bankers bask in Asia’s growing influence

    There has never been a better time to be an FX banker in Asia as the region captures a bigger share of global activity driven by the rise of the renminbi and increased capital flows to and from the continent. Technology is also playing a bigger role but the best franchises from Asiamoney’s FX Poll 2016 combine that with top notch advisory, and geographical and product clout. Lorraine Cushnie reports.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • ESMA proposes exchange trading for iTraxx indices

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has proposed making it mandatory to trade the iTraxx Europe and Crossover credit default swap indices on a regulated market or other recognised trading facility.

    • 21 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
  • Today
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%