Latest Asia Derivatives Regulation news

  • ESMA eases to more supervision of Indian CCPs

    The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) on Thursday announced a new cooperation agreement with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), that will secure it information on the ongoing compliance of Indian central counterparties (CCPs) with European Union regulation.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • HK delta one warrants dodge reporting rule

    Hong Kong regulators on Tuesday decided that delta one warrants will not be classified as over-the-counter derivatives products, mirroring the actions of European Union authorities.

    • 27 Jun 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • ICE named secretary of credit derivs determinations committees

    ICE Benchmark Administration, a unit of Intercontinental Exchange, is to assume the secretarial role on the credit derivatives determinations committees previously held by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association.

    • 16 Dec 2016
  • DGCX preps first offshore RMB gold contract

    The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) has announced plans to launch a renminbi futures contract, with Gaurang Desai, CEO of the exchange, telling GlobalRMB the contract has already received regulatory approval.

    • 02 Nov 2016
  • Push on blockchain as market faces big inefficiency dangers

    Blockchain came sharply into focus this week for the derivatives market, as industry bodies warned on both the need for such technology and to regulate its use. Meanwhile, firms rolled out a range of new initiatives to address the market’s mounting challenges around margin and settlements.

    • 22 Sep 2016
  • Hong Kong's SFC looks to relax derivative limits

    Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has begun consultations with market participants over plans to grow its futures and options market by relaxing trading position limits for listed derivatives.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • Wrong approach on Japan derivs, but right result

    The US Commodity Trading Futures Commission's split over whether to accept Japan's uncleared margin rules as equivalent to the US was not an ideal outcome. But the decision, however contentious, is a pragmatic step which will motivate further convergence between regulatory regimes.

    • 13 Sep 2016
  • RMB round-up: HK sees deposits drop, HKEX new contracts set records, Shenzhen Connect closer

    In this round-up, Hong Kong sees further drops in its RMB deposits base in June, new RMB futures contracts on the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) reach trading records in early August, and a Chinese regulator sets up a working group to prepare for the Shenzhen Connect launch. Plus, a recap of GlobalRMB's top stories this week.

    • 12 Aug 2016
  • ISDA touts Hong Kong mandatory clearing tool

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has published a ‘clearing classification letter’ that will enable derivative counterparties to notify each other of their status for clearing requirements under Hong Kong’s mandatory clearing regime.

    • 25 Jul 2016
  • RMB round-up: new RRR to help CNH liquidity, Singapore’s RMB bet, Shenzhen ready to Connect

    In this round-up, China introduces a new calculation for bank’s reserve ratio, trading of RMB futures in Hong Kong drops, the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE) is ready for Hong Kong Connect, and Singapore’s central bank sees a slowdown in RMB internationalisation. Plus, a recap of GlobalRMB’s coverage this week.

    • 10 Jun 2016
  • RMB round-up: May 27, 2015

    In this round-up, the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect see steady volumes on its southbound channel, the Sino-German exchange in Frankfurt marks its first six months and HKEX offers new details on its expanded RMB futures. Plus, a recap of GlobalRMB’s top stories this week.

    • 27 May 2016
  • HKEX launches RMB basket index, grows futures offering

    The Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) has announced the launch of the first RMB global currency index, with a new line of RMB currency futures approved for take off on May 30.

    • 24 May 2016

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 %
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  • 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 %
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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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