Latest derivatives people & markets news

  • LedgerX wins CFTC approval as crypto derivatives come of age

    The future of cryptocurrency derivatives looked bright this week as digital currency exchange and clearing house LedgerX won its derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) licence, complementing the swap execution facility approval it received from US regulators three weeks ago. While the fledgling asset class still has a lot to prove, a united effort from US regulators could mean it will be difficult to slow its momentum.

    • 27 Jul 2017
  • FCA puts markets on alert as Bailey lays out plan for end of Libor

    The end of Libor moved from committee group debate to hard reality on Thursday as the Financial Conduct Authority’s chief executive Andrew Bailey gave the reference rate a five year deadline for removal.

    • 27 Jul 2017
  • LedgerX brings Bitcoin further into fold with CFTC approval

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Monday granted LedgerX, a digital currency exchange and clearing platform, a derivatives clearing organisation license.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • ESMA eases to more supervision of Indian CCPs

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Thursday announced a new cooperation agreement with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), that will secure it information on the ongoing compliance of Indian central counterparties (CCPs) with European Union regulation.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • SocGen equity derivs head to depart

    The head of Société Générale’s equity and derivatives trading business in the UK, Dan Cohen, has decided to leave the company, GlobalCapital can confirm.

    • 12 Jul 2017
  • Total Derivatives: Scope for more curve flattening

    Renminbi non-deliverable interest rate swaps (NDIRS) have been well offered on easier liquidity conditions and a long-end outperformance has driven some curve flattening momentum on Wednesday. Despite this, sources see scope for the curve to flatten further. Offshore interest in CNY bonds is said to be growing, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 12 Jul 2017
  • Giancarlo appoints new CFTC innovation head

    Acting chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Christopher Giancarlo on Monday appointed Daniel Gorfine to serve as director of LabCFTC and as chief innovation officer of the regulatory authority.

    • 11 Jul 2017
  • ESMA welcomes EC proposal on euro clearing

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Monday reacted positively to last month’s European Commission proposal on third country central counterparties (CCPs), which offered the regulatory body more powers to supervise foreign clearing houses.

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • This week in renminbi: July 10, 2017

    China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) says the country will not devalue the renminbi, Hong Kong’s renminbi deposits fall in May, and China welcomes Japan to participate in One Belt One Road (OBOR).

    • 10 Jul 2017
  • HKEX debuts renminbi gold futures

    Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX)’s chief executive Charles Li opened trading for the first RMB denominated gold futures contract on the exchange.

    • 10 Jul 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 253,106.92 930 8.89%
2 JPMorgan 230,914.50 1036 8.11%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 221,389.46 762 7.78%
4 Goldman Sachs 171,499.26 554 6.03%
5 Barclays 169,046.60 646 5.94%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 HSBC 27,039.93 106 7.36%
2 Deutsche Bank 25,125.19 81 6.84%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 23,128.33 61 6.29%
4 BNP Paribas 19,315.94 110 5.26%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 18,706.93 106 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 13,488.13 59 8.47%
2 Citi 11,496.21 73 7.22%
3 UBS 11,302.86 45 7.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,864.95 59 6.82%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,434.21 54 6.55%