Latest RMB bonds news

  • Panda regular GLP of Singapore issues its 10th deal

    Global Logistics Properties, the Singaporean logistics facilities provider that is the second most frequent issuer of Panda bonds, snapped up another Rmb1.2bn ($170m) in its October outing.

    • 15 Oct 2018
  • MoF’s second auction changes the script

    The Ministry of Finance (MoF) second offshore RMB (CNH) auction in 2018 raised Rmb5bn ($720m) on Wednesday. Despite recent RMB depreciation, the demand for CNH bonds remains, albeit in modest amounts.

    • 12 Oct 2018
  • Trafigura wraps up third corporate Panda in September

    Trafigura, the Singaporean commodity trading company, issued its third Panda bond this year on September 28. As for its previous outings, the third tranche was placed in the interbank market as a three year private placement. Meanwhile, The Wharf Holdings and China Gas Holding also made their return to the market in the same month.

    • 10 Oct 2018
  • ABS: Foreign names seek deals in comfort zone

    Supply of asset-backed securities (ABS) is growing in China. But most international banks, investors and originators are sticking to the segment of the market they know best — auto loan ABS. To get these foreign players out of their comfort zone, China needs to introduce more diversity in the market, bankers say. Noah Sin reports.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • Green Giant

    China’s green bond market has quickly become one of the largest in the world. But a big part of the market still does not meet international standards. Matthew Thomas reports.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • The road less travelled

    There have been numerous attempts to kickstart a Belt and Road bond market. But bankers are confused what that means in practice – and investors are unsure why they should care, writes Matthew Thomas.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • Asia’s bond market has lost the rulebook

    Volatility in Asian dollar bonds has put the focus on marketing tactics deployed by banks, and in particular some Chinese securities houses, to win over investors — tactics that are distorting price discovery and putting pressure on the secondary market. Are standards falling in the region? Rashmi Kumar finds out.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • MoF sets date for year's second CNH auction

    China’s Ministry of Finance will hold its second offshore renminbi (CNH) bond auction of the year on October 10, when it will tap its first transaction from July. The new Rmb5bn offering will come two weeks after the People’s Bank of China announced plans to also start issuing CNH-denominated bills in Hong Kong.

    • 04 Oct 2018
  • Debut PBoC bills unlikely to boost dim sum market

    The upcoming issuance of bills by the People’s Bank of China will improve management of offshore RMB (CNH) liquidity, but unless they come regularly and across tenors they may not help establish a dim sum yield curve.

    • 28 Sep 2018
  • Hardly worth the wait: New Panda rules fall short

    The People’s Bank of China has made long-awaited changes to its Panda bond guidelines, offering clarity to issuers that had previously been forced to deal with ambiguity and confusion. But bankers say the changes do not go far enough. Rebecca Feng reports.

    • 27 Sep 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.03
3 CITIC Securities 11.02
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.02
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.02

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 15,658.50 72 7.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,801.54 62 6.78%
3 Citi 13,609.47 87 6.69%
4 UBS 10,792.88 67 5.30%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,501.97 40 5.16%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 20,519.35 173 7.48%
2 Citi 20,128.10 129 7.34%
3 JPMorgan 13,463.17 81 4.91%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,328.25 77 4.50%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,208.75 54 4.09%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.