China opens up govvies, derivatives to foreign banks

The China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission (CBIRC) is lifting the bar on international banks to underwrite Chinese government bonds and their local branches to trade derivatives, one of a slew of measures released this weekend to set foreign banks in China free and increase competition in the onshore market.

  • By Noah Sin
  • 30 Apr 2018

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Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.01
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.02
3 CITIC Securities 10.77
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.79
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.81

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1 11-Oct-18 Global Logistic Properties via Iowa China Offshore Holdings Hong Kong 1,200
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4 10-Sep-18 China Gas Holdings China 1,500
5 20-Aug-18 ABC International (parent: Agricultural Bank of China) China 3,000

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