Latest RMB investment news

  • The Buy Side: Investec finds value in Panda bonds

    Panda bonds issued by non-red chip foreign names are being snubbed by Chinese investors with a home bias – an opportunity international investors should not overlook, Wilfred Wee, portfolio manager at Investec Asset Management, told GlobalRMB in a wide-ranging interview.

    • 05:45 AM
  • The Buy Side: Sweden’s Andra still bullish on A-shares

    In this new column, GlobalRMB will be speaking to investors from around the world about their views on RMB assets. In the first instalment, Swedish pension fund Andra speaks about its long-standing commitment to China’s equity market.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • RMB round-up: Safe official wants CNH and CNY to merge, AXA IM launches short dated China bond strategy, ex-HKMA head urges RMB trading for HK stocks

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe)’s deputy head says the onshore and offshore renminbi markets should merge, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) launches a new strategy to buy short dated onshore RMB bonds, and the ex-boss of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) suggests Hong Kong-listed stocks should trade in renminbi.

    • 15 Sep 2017
  • The HK RQFII race is back on

    The long-awaited expansion of the Hong Kong RMB qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) quota, coming at a time of increased appeal of China assets, has triggered a rush by global money managers to get a piece of the action.

    • 01 Sep 2017
  • Aberdeen Standard picks new China head

    The Chinese arm of Scotland-based Aberdeen Standard Investments announced the appointment of a general manager for its wholly foreign-owned enterprise, the firm said on August 22.

    • 22 Aug 2017
  • Clearstream readies Bond Connect offering, but foreign investors still cautious

    Deutsche Borse is preparing to launch a Bond Connect offering later this year to further facilitate China access, but data from across the market shows global investors are still weighing up the China fixed income opportunity.

    • 18 Aug 2017
  • HK-based A-shares funds to get boost from RQFII injection

    The People’s Bank of China nearly doubled Hong Kong’s renminbi qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) quotas on June 5. Market participants say the move will meet growing demand for RMB assets following MSCI’s inclusion of A-shares.

    • 05 Jul 2017
  • Market reactions round-up: MSCI A-shares decision

    MSCI opened the door to A-shares in a landmark moment for China's reform and renminbi internationalisation agenda. Regulators, investors and analysts widely welcomed the decision, with many underlining that while initial impact of the inclusion may be limited, the first step has been taken to a rebalancing of global portfolios towards RMB assets.

    • 21 Jun 2017
  • Markets not holding breath over A-shares inclusion

    The fate of Chinese A-shares in the MSCI emerging market index will be known on June 21 at about 4.30am Hong Kong time. While the likelihood of inclusion has gone up after MSCI’s latest consultation paper from March, experts are not expecting sizable capital inflows into Chinese equities to follow.

    • 20 Jun 2017
  • Southbound Bond Connect unlikely before 2019, says HKEX

    Bond Connect will only provide northbound trading for the next few years, Charles Li, chief executive of the Hong Kong Exchange, has said.

    • 08 Jun 2017

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.78
2 CITIC Securities 22.01
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.16
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.90
4 Everbright Securities 7.90

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 19-Sep-17 Skyworth Digital Holdings China 2,000
2 14-Sep-17 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) China 9,000
3 05-Sep-17 Joy City China 1,000
4 01-Sep-17 Rusal Russian Federation 500
5 23-Aug-17 Daimler Germany 5,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 JP Morgan 38.18
2 Standard Chartered Bank 23.18
3 Barclays 7.73
3 Citi 7.73
3 HSBC 7.73

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 22-Sep-17 Royal Bank of Canada Canada 900
2 01-Jun-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 632
3 11-Apr-17 Bank of China Johannesburg Branch (BOC Johannesburg) China 1,500
4 22-Feb-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 850
5 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800