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  • 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
  • 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
  • CME adds monthly expiries to currency futures

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

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Hong Kong to trade renminbi currency options

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) plans to introduce options on the Chinese renminbi currency, as well as a US dollar/offshore renminbi contract, having gained approval from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

    • 04 Jan 2017
  • Link still missing in blockchain's capital markets drive

    In 2016, blockchain went from a buzzword to a ‘must have’ in financial markets, as seemingly every bank and exchange invested in projects and proofs-of-concept. But with so many asset classes having been promised big gains, 2017 begins with a dose of realism about the limits of the technology — and the challenges it poses for regulators. Dan Alderson reports.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • Tensions high as cross-currency swaps face testing 2017

    Cross-currency swap markets face a rough start to 2017. Traders fear that diverging central bank policy, a shift in corporate borrowing dynamics and a repatriation of US money will all upset the basis at different parts of the curve. Dan Alderson reports.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • Brexit: a regulatory triumph?

    The Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump laid bare the poor predictive power of the massed ranks of financial analysts and traders. But when these political cataclysms hit the screens, nothing broke. Everyone from the IMF down to the lowest financial scribbler has warned that markets are less resilient thanks to regulation — but in the turmoil following these votes, prices moved but institutions stayed solid. Owen Sanderson reports.

    • 01 Jan 2017
  • Sino-Russia ties strengthened by exchange agreements

    China and Russia are forging ahead with closer financial market ties, with the Moscow Exchange (Moex) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) looking to facilitate two-way investments between the countries. This comes as the Russian ministry of finance is still finalising plans for the first RMB-denominated bond to be issued in Russia.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • IOSCO highlights risks in leveraged retail products like CFDs

    The International Organization of Securities Commisions, IOSCO, has identified various risks in how complex over-the-counter leveraged products are sold to retail investors.

    • 21 Dec 2016
  • RMB coming of age in derivatives market, says BIS

    The Bank for International Settlements’ triannual survey found that the renminbi has risen above other emerging market currencies in trading patterns across spot and derivatives, BIS said in a detailed report on the state of global foreign exchange (FX) markets.

    • 13 Dec 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 35,941.13 111 8.93%
2 Barclays 31,588.47 86 7.85%
3 JPMorgan 27,799.55 107 6.91%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 27,706.86 75 6.88%
5 HSBC 21,949.38 82 5.45%

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
  • 17 Jan 2017
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%