Latest SSA local currency bond news

  • Chinese banks return to CGB futures market after 25 years

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission has reopened the Chinese government bond (CGB) futures market to commercial banks and insurers after a 25-year ban, kicking off a pilot programme.

    • 10.15 AM
  • Chinese local governments rely more on bonds amid virus outbreak

    Local government bond issuance in China had a record start in 2020, until the Covid-19 outbreak put a dent in the pace of deals. While new transactions announced by a number of provinces this week have signalled a revival, bond issuance alone may not be enough to fill a gap in governments’ funding needs. Addison Gong reports.

    • 20 Feb 2020
  • Local governments resume bond issuance amid outbreak

    Local government bond issuance in China had a record start in 2020, until the coronavirus outbreak put a dent in the pace of deals. But funding plans announced by a number of provinces this week could signal a revival in the market.

    • 18 Feb 2020
  • IADB taps rupiah market for sustainable bond

    The Inter-American Development Bank has sold its first Indonesian rupiah sustainable development bond, making it the seventh currency in which it has raised this kind of funding.

    • 10 Feb 2020
  • Chinese issuers prep coronavirus bonds to combat disease

    Chinese policy banks and corporations are planning to sell renminbi bonds onshore to battle the coronavirus outbreak, using the capital markets as a source of key funding during a challenging time for the financial industry.

    • 05 Feb 2020
  • China government debt set to hit new high after record 2019

    China’s government debt last year grew at its fastest pace annually since 2009, while central and local government borrowing shows no signs of slowing.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • Austria all set for debut Panda bond

    Austria has the green light from Chinese regulators for its inaugural Panda bond issue as it looks to become the second eurozone sovereign to tap the market.

    • 19 Nov 2019
  • BoJ’s Kuroda will be called to open box of tricks once more

    An increase in the consumption tax rate will hit Japan’s economy, analysts warn. Alongside a strong yen and global growth fears, this is likely to push the Bank of Japan into further easing measures. With banks creaking under the strain of low rates, Japan’s central bank, under governor Haruhiko Kuroda, will have to concoct a delicate mix of stimuli. Reported by Jasper Cox, ahead of the Bank of Japan’s September meeting

    • 30 Sep 2019

SSA local currency bond news archive

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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4.57 23 12.78%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.53 7 9.86%
3 Morgan Stanley 3.39 11 9.47%
4 CITIC Securities 3.29 11 9.20%
5 Goldman Sachs 1.70 13 4.77%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 6.90 37 7.97%
2 HSBC 5.80 49 6.69%
3 UBS 4.41 27 5.09%
4 BofA Securities 4.13 14 4.76%
5 JPMorgan 4.04 26 4.67%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.