• When the repo calls: Margin rules will bring more reg risk

    The coming market rush to comply with margin rules on uncleared swaps will be a big challenge in itself, but regulators need to think hard about the unintended repo risks they are creating by requiring collateral building at breakneck speed.

    • 18 Oct 2016
  • Small firms shut out by derivs reg drive, finds ISDA

    Rising costs for derivatives clearing and difficulties gaining access to dealers present a mounting challenge for small end users in the US and Europe, some of which may have to find other means to hedge risk, a study by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association has found.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • CFTC cross-border rules only a first step, say lawyers

    Rules proposed by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission this week on cross-border swap trading are a good first step, according to lawyers, but more clarity is needed on how Dodd-Frank requirements will apply.

    • 14 Oct 2016
  • Icap expands reporting push with Abide acquisition

    Icap has bought Abide Financial, a global regulatory reporting specialist.

    • 14 Oct 2016
  • Clearing frenzy as EU fast-tracks swaps margin rules

    The acceleration of Europe’s push to impose margin on uncleared derivatives trades has galvanised big banks to ramp up clearing across products as they face a tighter deadline to comply than expected. The European Council’s timeline for approving the rules makes a January rollout likely, writes Dan Alderson.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • ESMA schedules benchmarks hearing

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) is to hold an open hearing on its plans to introduce an industry benchmarks regulation, having recently published draft technical standards.

    • 12 Oct 2016
  • Tight deadline as EU fast-tracks margin rules

    The European Parliament will fast-track its approval of margin rules for uncleared swaps, adding certainty to the deadline for implementation but also accelerating the workload for the first wave of major banks that will need to comply.

    • 11 Oct 2016
  • RMB round-up: Shenzhen Connect updates, Clearstream joins with MRF, China is 'no currency manipulator'

    The Chinese Golden Week holidays meant not a lot was going in China, but there was still plenty of renminbi news occurring in the rest of the world. In this round-up, more updates on Shenzhen Connect rules, China-domiciled funds land on Clearstream, and Fred Bergsten says China is not a currency manipulator. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 07 Oct 2016
  • European margin rules finally get EC approval but with pushback

    There was both palpable relief and vexation among derivatives market professionals this week as the European Commission approved, albeit with amendments, rules for collecting margin on uncleared derivatives. Although this traversed a key hurdle as Europe seeks to catch up with Canada, Japan and the US, it also brought into question why there had been a delay in the first place.

    • 06 Oct 2016
  • Stop saying Deutsche and Lehman in the same breath

    Deutsche Bank, its balance sheet and the market it operates in are worlds away from where major financial institutions stood in 2008 — so those scaremongering either have their own incentives for doing so or should know better.

    • 04 Oct 2016
  • European margin rules finally pass EC approval

    The European Commission has approved, with some amendments, rules for collecting margin on uncleared derivatives, traversing a key hurdle as Europe seeks to catch up with Canada, Japan and the US.

    • 04 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

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 17 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 310,048.18 1328 8.75%
2 Citi 285,934.48 1059 8.07%
3 Barclays 258,057.88 833 7.29%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 248,459.06 911 7.01%
5 HSBC 218,245.86 884 6.16%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 29,669.98 55 6.95%
2 UniCredit 28,692.62 136 6.73%
3 BNP Paribas 28,431.90 139 6.66%
4 HSBC 22,935.49 112 5.38%
5 ING 18,645.88 118 4.37%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 14,593.71 79 10.38%
2 Goldman Sachs 11,713.19 63 8.33%
3 Morgan Stanley 9,435.23 48 6.71%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 9,019.27 40 6.41%
5 UBS 8,763.73 42 6.23%