Latest RMB derivatives news

  • HKEX launches first currency options

    The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) launched USDCNH options on March 20, the first currency options to trade on the exchange. Together with HKEX’s USDCNH futures contract, the new product will give investors an alternative in managing renminbi exposure.

    • 21 Mar 2017
  • Foreign institutional investors enter China FX hedging market

    A foreign institutional investor completed its first hedging transaction in the onshore FX derivatives market on March 13, following the liberalisation by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange introduced at end of February.

    • 14 Mar 2017
  • China gives blessing to onshore FX hedging

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe) has followed up on a promise made at the end of last year, announcing on Monday that foreign institutional investors are now allowed to enter the onshore FX derivatives market.

    • 28 Feb 2017
  • CSI300 futures land on European shores

    Investors can now hedge their Chinese portfolio during European trading hours following the launch of CSI300 index futures contracts on Eurex, the continent’s largest derivatives exchange.

    • 20 Feb 2017
  • Total Derivatives: Data fuels CNY curve correction

    The PBoC skipped another reverse repo operation today, tightening liquidity conditions further. However lower fixings have supported better offers in swaps. Data-related receiving in 5-years has fuelled a corrective flattening move in the 1s/5s NDIRS slope after the curve made new highs earlier this week, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • Total Derivatives: Liquidity concerns back paying in CNY swaps

    Despite the PBoC having injected a record amount of funds into China's financial system this week, liquidity concerns are rising ahead of the Chinese New Year break. The fixings pushed higher and shorter NDIRS were well bid on Wednesday morning. Looking forward though sources see limited scope for further upside, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • This week in renminbi: January 9, 2017

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) went into reverse gear on Monday, weakening the dollar fix by 0.9%, China’s foreign currency reserves cling on to the $3tr level, and Shenzhen Connect sees slow but steady foreign interest.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • RMB round-up: RMB surges against dollar, CNH futures set new trading record, Zhejiang FTZ gets going

    The year started with plenty of excitement, as the RMB gained ground against the dollar in onshore and offshore markets, activity surged in RMB futures in Hong Kong, and the third batch of free trade zones (FTZ) opened for business. Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Hong Kong to trade renminbi currency options

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) plans to introduce options on the Chinese renminbi currency, as well as a US dollar/offshore renminbi contract, having gained approval from the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong.

    • 04 Jan 2017
  • Petro-renminbi to test dollar dominance in 2017, says Amundi

    The next chapter of the renminbi internationalisation process could soon be taking place in the commodities market with Amundi Asset Management predicting the rise of petro-renminbi in 2017.

    • 04 Jan 2017

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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 16-Mar-17 Rusal Russian Federation 1,000
2 14-Mar-17 Daimler Germany 3,000
3 24-Nov-16 Powerlong Real Estate Holdings China 3,500
4 23-Nov-16 China Everbright Limited China 4,000
5 14-Nov-16 China Traditional Chinese Medicine Holdings China 2,500

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 22-Feb-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 850
2 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800
3 04-Nov-16 China Nuclear Engineering Group China 1,500
4 25-Oct-16 ICBC Tokyo branch China 500
5 20-Oct-16 ICBC Sydney Branch China 1,200