Latest Asia Derivatives FX news

  • SGX releases MSCI EM index derivatives

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) on Monday announced the launch of new derivatives products based on the MSCI Emerging Markets and MSCI Emerging Markets Asia indices.

    • 13 Nov 2017
  • Taiwan derivs house joins ICE Futures Singapore

    ICE Futures Singapore, the energy, metals and forex derivatives exchange owned by Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has admitted its fifth member, SinoPac Futures, based in Taiwan.

    • 30 Aug 2017
  • HKEX and CGSE reveal partnership in gold products

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) and the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange Society (CGSE) committed to building a “major gold and commodities trading centre in Asia Pacific” on Thursday.

    • 29 Jun 2017
  • Total Derivatives: CNY front end drives bull steepening

    Domestic data in China is mostly in line with market expectations. However, mild losses in equities has prompted some receiving at the shorter end of the CNY NDIRS curve, driving a bull steepening move to the belly of the curve, writes Deirdre Yeung of Total Derivatives.

    • 14 Jun 2017
  • RMB round-up: USDCNH futures have strong day, HK RMB deposits up in April, China and Germany co-operate on trade and finance

    In this week’s round-up, the Hong Kong Exchange’s USDCNH futures record their second best trading volume on Wednesday, renminbi deposits in Hong Kong increase by 4.1% in April, and China and Germany agree to co-operate on trade and finance.

    • 02 Jun 2017
  • StanChart closes its first USDCNY forward trade in SG

    Standard Chartered has become the first non-Chinese bank in Singapore to close a dollar-renminbi FX forward trade via the onshore China Foreign Exchange Trade System (CFETS), the firm said in a statement on Thursday.

    • 26 May 2017
  • CFTC grants no-action relief to SHCH

    The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has again extended no-action relief for the Shanghai Clearing House (SHCH), advocating against enforcement action for failing to register as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation (DCO).

    • 17 May 2017
  • HKEX to trade five year Chinese bond futures

    The Hong Kong Exchange is set to introduce five year China Ministry of Finance Treasury bond futures.

    • 27 Mar 2017
  • 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
  • HSBC names new equities head

    HSBC has promoted Hossein Zaimi to become global head of equities, replacing Patrick George in the role, who continues as EMEA global markets head.

    • 01 Feb 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

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16,270.37 85 6.29%
2 UBS 14,128.60 88 5.46%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,744.37 58 4.54%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,499.94 56 4.44%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,900.56 58 4.21%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 65,522.96 435 8.65%
2 Citi 60,304.20 341 7.96%
3 JPMorgan 48,158.06 268 6.36%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44,812.40 223 5.92%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 32,612.99 230 4.31%

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