Latest regulation & clearing news

  • Bond Connect to use Tradeweb infrastructure

    Tradeweb is working with Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) to provide the infrastructure for Bond Connect, which will give foreign investors access to the Chinese interbank bond market, GlobalRMB has learned.

    • 23 Jan 2017
  • LCH.Clearnet gets US portfolio margining nod

    London based clearing house LCH made further inroads into the US this week, with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) giving LCH.Clearnet and its clearing members permission to portfolio margin customer positions.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Market dares to dream of margin reprieve from Giancarlo’s softer CFTC

    The derivatives market obtained its strongest sign yet that US regulations are soon to move in a more trading friendly direction, with J Christopher Giancarlo not only confirming that he is the acting chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission but also indicating that he will soften rules governing variation margin posting and swap execution facilities.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • HKEX lines up Chinese T-bond futures, Bond Connect for 2017

    Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) chief executive Charles Li laid out the exchange’s plans for 2017, with a strong focus on expanding its RMB offering through new products such as Chinese treasury bond futures and connectivity with China’s bond market.

    • 19 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 23 Jan 2017
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%