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  • Schisms make bitcoin’s future too uncertain for derivatives

    The coming of bitcoin futures could open the floodgates for Wall Street money, rapidly multiplying the global financial system’s exposure to the original cryptocurrency. But the bitcoin community is not united about what the asset should be and, as a result, it remains uniquely volatile.

    • 14 Nov 2017
  • ESMA warns ICOs could be regulated

    The European Securities and Markets Authority issued a warning on initial coin offerings on Monday, suggesting the unconventional capital raising tool may be subject to EU securities regulation.

    • 13 Nov 2017
  • Regulators cuddling bitcoin are schizophrenic

    CME Group, one of the US's premier financial institutions, plans to launch futures on bitcoin. This will give investors a clean way to bet on the price of the cryptocurrency, whose price has soared eightfold this year.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Bitcoin hits the mainstream as CME embraces crypto futures

    Bitcoin took another big step towards being accepted by the financial establishment when the Chicago Mercantile Exchange announced it would launch a cash-settled futures contract for the digital currency in the fourth quarter of this year.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Compliant tokens? See you in court

    Some financial regulators around the world are taking a dim view of the incredible numbers of initial coin offerings that have launched over the past few months. In an effort to avoid the coming storm of securities law enforcement, some sponsors of the offerings are adopting 'compliant' strategies. But these should still expect to be tested in court.

    • 31 Oct 2017
  • Blockchain platform hires banking veterans

    Zilliqa, a blockchain platform under development in Singapore, has hired two former investment bank employees as senior advisors.

    • 30 Oct 2017
  • ESMA exec: We could issue ICO warning

    Vice-chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Anneli Tuominen has said that the body could issue a warning on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), a method of capital raising using cryptocurrencies on a blockchain.

    • 18 Oct 2017
  • Europe sounds warning on cryptocurrencies as EMs rush to digital payments

    Bankers and policymakers have sounded the alarm over the impact that cryptocurrencies could have an areas as wide-ranging as anti-terrorism, anti-money laundering and tax evasion even as they embrace the potential of fintech

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Thailand to use blockchain technology to boost corporate debt market

    The head of Thailand’s Bond Market Association tells GlobalMarkets about the potential of blockchain and wider market reforms to increase trading efficiency and help expand the size of its corporate debt market

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • The crypto market is growing up

    The Wild West days are not over in the cryptocurrency market, but the shoots of a more civilised and reliable market are beginning to poke through.

    • 03 Oct 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 390,564.78 1474 8.99%
2 JPMorgan 358,442.23 1626 8.25%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 344,395.33 1215 7.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 257,185.44 862 5.92%
5 Barclays 252,851.12 991 5.82%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 36,645.46 176 6.31%
2 Deutsche Bank 36,386.11 128 6.26%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,712.91 97 5.28%
4 BNP Paribas 30,600.75 184 5.27%
5 Barclays 30,394.96 86 5.23%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 21,398.51 94 8.80%
2 Morgan Stanley 17,329.08 90 7.13%
3 Citi 16,974.50 104 6.98%
4 UBS 16,643.68 66 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 16,179.39 87 6.66%