Latest RMB bond news

  • HKEX ready to unveil Bond Connect plans

    Details of the long-awaited China-Hong Kong Bond Connect scheme are set to be unveiled soon by the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX), providing a whole new asset class for Mutual Market Access investors.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Poland preps docs for 2017 Panda return

    The Republic of Poland is looking to become the first repeat sovereign issuer of Panda bonds as it seeks to raise Rmb3bn ($435m) this year.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Shanghai FTZ set for inaugural CP

    The fixed income product offering of Shanghai Free Trade Zone is about to expand with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) gearing up for a Rmb500m ($73m) one year commercial paper.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • HKEX highlights need for better CNH liquidity

    RMB transactions may be shifting onshore but efforts still need to be made to improve the liquidity of offshore renminbi to aid the internationalisation of the currency, according to a report released by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last week.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • RMB outlook 2017: Panda and dim sum bonds

    It was a year of opposite fates for Panda and dim sum bonds in 2016 with the former reaching record heights and the latter pretty much left on the sidelines. In our first outlook piece of the year, GlobalRMB reached out to several experts to get their thoughts on what the future holds for both asset classes.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Sino-Russia ties strengthened by exchange agreements

    China and Russia are forging ahead with closer financial market ties, with the Moscow Exchange (Moex) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) looking to facilitate two-way investments between the countries. This comes as the Russian ministry of finance is still finalising plans for the first RMB-denominated bond to be issued in Russia.

    • 23 Dec 2016
  • Advisory body tells HK to speed up Bond Connect

    The Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) has recommended the city to speed up the implementation of Bond Connect to strengthen its position as a global offshore renminbi hub.

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • RMB round-up: Fed hike hits RMB, new FTZ coming early 2017, Tunisia considers Panda

    In this weekly round-up, the US Federal Reserve interest rate hike is pushing the RMB even lower against the dollar, a fresh batch of free trade zones could be approved for an early 2017 launch, and Tunisia’s central bank is looking at a Panda bond deal. Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 16 Dec 2016
  • Corrected: Russia renminbi bond expected next year

    Russia is planning to launch its first renminbi denominated bond on the Moscow Exchange in early 2017.

    • 13 Dec 2016
  • CRCC fends off renminbi volatility with $500m CB

    China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has sold its second convertible bond of 2016, this time a renminbi-denominated, dollar-settled trade linked to the offshore RMB spot price. Chinese issuers are warming to the structure amid concerns about RMB depreciation, as investors bear the currency risks. John Loh reports.

    • 08 Dec 2016

RMB bond news archive

GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.59
4 HSBC 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 24-Nov-16 Powerlong Real Estate Holdings China 3,500
2 23-Nov-16 China Everbright Limited China 4,000
3 14-Nov-16 China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings China 2,500
4 02-Nov-16 National Bank of Canada Canada 3,500
5 26-Oct-16 China Gas Holdings China 2,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Credit Agricole 12.89
2 Bank of China (BOC) 12.08
3 HSBC 9.64
4 Standard Chartered Bank 7.80
5 DBS 5.74

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800
2 04-Nov-16 China Nuclear Engineering Group China 1,500
3 25-Oct-16 ICBC Tokyo branch China 500
4 20-Oct-16 ICBC Sydney Branch China 1,200
5 08-Sep-16 Haikou Meilan International Airport Investment Ltd China 525