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  • Fixed income saves the day (for once) at US banks

    US banks reporting earnings in the third quarter ubiquitously saw steep upturns in revenues from fixed income trading, despite some seeing overall falls in year over year revenues, as divergences of opinion on the Federal Reserve’s plans for interest rates caused increased trading in bonds.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • Morgan Stanley gains on big quarter for fixed income trading

    Morgan Stanley on Wednesday reported a quarterly increase in earnings of 57% compared to the third quarter of 2015, driven in part by big gains in its fixed income sales and trading unit.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • Citi Asia revenue up on banking, wealth management boost

    Citi Asia earned $3.4bn in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, a 1% rise year-on-year. Asia was second only to North America in contributing to the bank's overall profits, with gains in wealth management, M&A and equity underwriting, and consumer business boosting performance.

    • 19 Oct 2016
  • Goldman Sachs reports jump in profits on back of strong trading

    Goldman Sachs reported third quarter earnings on Tuesday, posting a year-on-year increase in revenue on the back of improved conditions in its fixed income trading unit.

    • 18 Oct 2016
  • BAML posts best pre-tax figure since crisis

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch posted a post-crisis record for its pre-tax profits in the third quarter this year, supported by eye-popping growth in fixed income, currency and commodities division and in capital markets revenues and profits.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • Citi’s FI revenues leap, helping offset overall decline

    Revenues at Citi’s fixed income operations soared 35% year on year in the third quarter 2016, helping to offset the overall revenue decline at group as it continues to reduce non-core assets in Citi Holdings.

    • 17 Oct 2016
  • RBS revives NatWest Markets, lays out ring-fence plans

    Royal Bank of Scotland explained to the market how it plans to structure the group to meet the UK’s ring-fencing rules, with a rebranding of several divisions ahead of the expected implementation date for the rules in January 2019.

    • 30 Sep 2016
  • Commerzbank details investment bank cuts

    Commerzbank has offered further details on how it plans to scale back its trading operations, and on the future path of the bank and its focus on digital. On Thursday, it announced around 9,600 job cuts, and the combination of the Corporates and Markets division with the Mittelstandbank.

    • 30 Sep 2016
  • Commerzbank firms up cuts to trading

    Commerzbank confirmed on Thursday morning that it planned a new revamp of it’s strategy, dubbed Commerzbank 4.0, which would cut back further on trading activities, merge the investment bank with the Mittelstandbank, write off goodwill and intangibles, and axe its dividend.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Thinking inside the box

    With another slew of mediocre investment banking results due, there’s a renewed round of calls for 'radical visions' and 'thinking outside the box'. But, while thinking the unthinkable has its merits, it’s the hard, detailed work inside the box that pays the bills.

    • 06 Sep 2016

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Oct 2016
1 JPMorgan 317,793.98 1355 8.72%
2 Citi 301,114.13 1092 8.26%
3 Barclays 259,580.63 846 7.12%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 258,842.43 934 7.10%
5 HSBC 224,273.23 905 6.15%

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%