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  • Vol falls with investors eager for Macron victory

    French election anxieties dropped out of derivative markets with astonishing speed on Monday, as centrist pro-EU candidate Emmanuel Macron’s first round election showing set him on course for the French presidency.

    • 24 Apr 2017

  • ESRB backs clearing suspension mechanism

    The European Stability and Risk Board (ESRB) has backed calls to introduce a mechanism that will allow regional authorities to rapidly suspend clearing obligations, highlighting that the measure should only be used in “crisis periods."

    • 24 Apr 2017
  • CME Europe to stop trading numerous illiquid products

    Many of the illiquid products on CME Europe will stop trading at the end of this week following CME Group’s decision to close the derivatives exchange.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • Goldman’s credit trading conundrum

    Goldman Sachs, for once, is not the darling of the Street, as first quarter numbers from the US major banks show the firm struggling to keep up with its peers, despite a benign backdrop for credit trading, the major strength of its fixed income division.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • The WFE annual derivatives survey highlights commodities again

    The World Federation of Exchanges has published its annual report into the global derivatives market. The report, covering 2016 activity, showed overall annual growth of 2.20%. Commodity derivatives showed a rise of 27.50% in volumes, with Chinese exchanges again at the forefront of this activity.

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • CFTC extends dealers' margin relief

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission has extended no-action relief for US-based swap dealers not yet compliant with its final margin rule when they are conducting European business.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • ESMA extends CCP cooperation to New Zealand

    The European Securities and Markets Authority has established a memorandum of understanding with regulatory authorities in New Zealand, to enhance co-operation over regulation of central counterparties.

    • 19 Apr 2017
  • Volatility low as May announces election

    Theresa May, the UK prime minister, on Tuesday announced her intention to seek an early general election for June 8, but the move that will allow her to solidify her Brexit mandate has had no major impact on market volatility.

    • 18 Apr 2017
  • OCC hires in information

    The Options Clearing Corporation (OCC) has recruited David Hoag as the clearing company's new information officer replacing Luke Moranda who moves to become senior IT advisor.

    • 18 Apr 2017

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  • Shadow of Lone Star returns Novo Banco anxiety

    Many names have a certain kind of notoriety among credit derivatives players. TXU, Hellenic Republic and more recently iHeart have all posed significant challenges to the efficacy of the CDS product, writes Gavan Nolan.

    • 06 Apr 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 13 Mar 2017
1 JPMorgan 94,925.33 384 8.39%
2 Citi 87,531.58 331 7.74%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 84,341.49 288 7.46%
4 Barclays 75,288.19 241 6.66%
5 Goldman Sachs 68,504.71 208 6.06%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 14 Mar 2017
1 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,650.87 23 11.13%
2 Deutsche Bank 8,169.49 17 8.53%
3 HSBC 6,243.46 23 6.52%
4 Citi 4,355.35 13 4.55%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 4,273.37 17 4.46%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Apr 2017
1 JPMorgan 6,719.07 26 8.43%
2 Deutsche Bank 5,994.13 30 7.52%
3 UBS 5,678.69 26 7.12%
4 Citi 4,920.31 35 6.17%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,802.16 24 6.02%