Latest RMB loans/equity news

  • UBS sponsors Haohai IPO, first for Star board

    UBS Securities has become the first foreign-owned joint venture to sponsor a listing on Shanghai’s Star Market, where underwriters have to invest in the listings they bring to market.

    • 31 Oct 2019
  • SSE sets dates for including dual-class shares in Stock Connect

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) published the eligibility criteria for Hong Kong-listed dual-class shares to be included in the southbound Stock Connect scheme.

    • 21 Oct 2019
  • Trafigura closes $1.5bn dual-currency borrowing

    Commodities company Trafigura has closed its annual dual-tranche borrowing, increasing the deal from $1bn-equivalent to around $1.5bn.

    • 08 Oct 2019
  • Chinese regulator pushes better Star Market research

    The Securities Association of China (SAC) has told onshore securities houses to improve the quality of their research reports on Star Market companies. The move may help securities houses better price IPOs on the bourse, said bankers.

    • 08 Oct 2019
  • SSE sheds more light on Star board progress

    The Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) has published statistics of the companies that have applied for and listed on the Star board since its launch, giving market participants a closer look at the firms that the bourse has attracted.

    • 02 Oct 2019
  • China Pacific Insurance plans London GDR listing

    Shanghai-based China Pacific Insurance Co (CPIC) has received the green light from its board to list in the UK using the London-Shanghai Stock Connect, becoming only the second Mainland company to do so.

    • 24 Sep 2019
  • China makes headway on boosting secondary loans market

    The Chinese regulators are looking to give the country’s secondary loan market a boost by encouraging banks to use one of their platforms to trade deals. While secondary loan trading has become easier, there are still many hurdles to overcome, say experts.

    • 05 Sep 2019
  • China reforms rates but leaves tough problems untouched

    China’s central bank has shaken up the way banks quote lending rates, reforming an interest rate benchmark to more closely track the market. But onshore bankers expressed doubts about the move. Rebecca Feng reports.

    • 22 Aug 2019
  • China rate reform: a market but with a very visible hand

    China unveiled a new benchmark rate, the loan prime rate (LPR), for loans this week. While hailed as a groundbreaking step towards making its benchmark lending rate more market-driven, the mechanism for determining the LPR in fact grants the central bank more control over the country’s interest rates.

    • 20 Aug 2019
  • China launches long-awaited interest rate reform

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) unveiled a new benchmark rate for bank loans on Saturday. The loan prime rate (LPR) will replace the current one-year lending rate, which has stood still for four years at 4.35%, as the new benchmark. The move is aimed at making the lending rates more market-based and lowering the funding cost for the real economy, analysts say.

    • 19 Aug 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.86
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.39
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.21
4 China Merchants Securities Co 8.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16.76 84 6.95%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 16.67 78 6.91%
3 Goldman Sachs 15.38 70 6.38%
4 UBS 14.59 105 6.05%
5 Morgan Stanley 14.27 76 5.92%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 34.78 304 8.23%
2 Citi 26.50 186 6.27%
3 Standard Chartered Bank 19.10 193 4.52%
4 JPMorgan 18.77 139 4.44%
5 BofA Securities 16.13 116 3.81%

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