Latest RMB investment news

  • 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
  • MSCI choice weighs on A-shares prospects

    Despite the launch of Shenzhen Connect, MSCI’s decision on the inclusion of A-shares later this year still looms large on global investors’ views on whether to increase their exposure to onshore equities.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • Hope lives for China bond investments

    The opening of the China interbank bond market (CIBM) has allowed more foreign investors to dip their toes into the market. But despite the reforms and the increasing likelihood of a bond inclusion in global indices, global investors are still wary of the market.

    • 10 Feb 2017
  • Luxembourg eyes Brexit, CIBM for RMB opportunities

    The Brexit process and the further opening of the Chinese capital markets are pushing Luxembourg fund managers to sharpen their focus on China, Marc-Andre Bechet, director of legal and tax, Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi), told GlobalRMB.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • RMB round-up: Safe clarifies cross-border FX rules, RQFII quotas updated, Hungary adds RMB capabilities

    In this round-up, People’s Bank of China defends its use of foreign exchange (FX) reserves to preserve stability in the currency markets, two new entities are added to the RMB qualified institutional investors (RQFII) programme, and Hungary’s central bank signs an agreement to expand access to the Chinese capital markets. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 27 Jan 2017
  • Irish funds prep for RQFII, ETF Connect

    The Irish regulators are looking to facilitate European investments into China, following the award of an RMB qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) quota to Ireland as well as prepping for the launch of the China-Hong Kong ETF Connect.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • Chinese bonds included in new global indices

    Onshore renminbi bonds have been included in a pair of newly created Bloomberg-Barclays indices as momentum for their eventual inclusion in global benchmarks continues to build steam.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • Chinese bond interest spurred by possible index inclusion

    A growing list of fund managers are seeking access to China's interbank bond market (CIBM), with the likely inclusion of RMB bonds in global indices adding urgency for active and passive investors.

    • 24 Jan 2017
  • RMB round-up: FTSE Russell adds two China indices, MRF sales slump, IFFO adds nine partners

    In this round-up, index provider FTSE Russell adds two new Chinese A-shares indices, the mutual recognition of funds (MRF) scheme sees sales of Hong Kong funds retreat in December, and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority adds nine partners to the Belt and Road-linked Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office (IFFO). Plus, a recap of our coverage.

    • 20 Jan 2017
  • HKEX lines up Chinese T-bond futures, Bond Connect for 2017

    Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) chief executive Charles Li laid out the exchange’s plans for 2017, with a strong focus on expanding its RMB offering through new products such as Chinese treasury bond futures and connectivity with China’s bond market.

    • 19 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 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