Latest Asia Derivatives news

  • SGX seeks to change clearing fund rules

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Thursday proposed changes to rules governing its clearing house, which it said should result in more appropriate contributions to its derivatives clearing fund.

    • 13 Mar 2018
  • Futures and options boom in February as vol returns

    Derivatives exchanges around the world reported strong February volumes this week, potentially painting a rosy picture for the year ahead as markets seem set to return to higher volatility.

    • 06 Mar 2018
  • Italy election result calms market, but worries remain

    European implied equity volatility has fallen after Angela Merkel secured a fourth term as German chancellor and despite Italy's general election producing a hung parliament.

    • 05 Mar 2018
  • Zorzi to head primary at BNPP as Egan becomes vice-chair

    BNP Paribas has reshuffled the management of its global markets business, making Martin Egan a vice-chairman of the global markets client board and promoting syndicate boss Fred Zorzi to head of primary markets. Benjamin Jacquard, who was co-head of primary and credit markets with Egan, will be leaving the firm and is thought to be heading to the buy-side.

    • 01 Mar 2018
  • TP ICAP reshuffles and hires for institutional services

    TP ICAP, the inderdealer broker, on Monday revealed that it has promoted from within and made new hires for its institutional services division.

    • 26 Feb 2018
  • SGX promises Nifty successor products

    Singapore Exchange on Monday revealed that it would replace its Nifty products with suitable successors by August to ensure that investors could maintain exposure to Indian markets.

    • 19 Feb 2018

Top Stories

  • Mirae launches Korean synthetic ETFs

    Mirae Asset Group listed last week on the Korea Exchange two synthetic exchange-traded funds in South Korea, making it the most prolific issuer in the market.

    • 05 May 2014
  • Korea reveals proposed structures of derivatives tax

    South Korean authorities are looking at two different ways a derivatives capital gains tax could be implemented; either an annual rate of 10% on capital gains earned in excess of KRW2.5 million, or an annual rate of 20% on total earnings from gold trading and financial investment products, including derivatives.

    • 01 May 2014
  • SinoPac TRF unwind probability increases

    The likelihood of Taiwan’s Bank SinoPac being forced to unwind its US dollar, offshore China yuan target redemption forward positions rose yesterday as the country’s financial regulator banned the firm from issuing further notes.

    • 29 Apr 2014

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 21.88
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 18.75
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 18.75
2 CITIC Securities 18.75
5 China Merchants Securities Co 10.63

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2018
1 Goldman Sachs 5,809.00 16 9.90%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 4,671.86 11 7.96%
3 Citi 4,064.83 23 6.93%
4 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 3,413.03 13 5.82%
5 Morgan Stanley 3,375.83 14 5.75%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2018
1 HSBC 6,810.21 51 7.07%
2 Citi 5,647.48 36 5.86%
3 JPMorgan 4,855.24 22 5.04%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,704.59 31 4.89%
5 Goldman Sachs 4,252.84 14 4.42%

Asian polls & awards

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part IV: Investment Bank

    In the last instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of Best Asian Investment Bank and Best Investment Bank.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part III: Bonds

    In the third instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of the Best Local Currency Bond, Best High Yield Bond, Best Financial Bond, Best SSA Bond, Best Investment Grade Bond, Best Project Finance Deal, Best Bond, Best G3 and Local Currency Bond House, and Best High Yield Bond House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part II: Equities

    In the second instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Follow-On/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part I: Loans

    In the first instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan, Best High Yield Syndicated Loan, Best Leveraged/Acquisition Finance, Best Loan and Best Loans House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia regional capital markets awards 2017: the winners

    Over the last two months, GlobalCapital Asia's team has conducted pitch meetings with banks to decide the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers in Asia in 2017.