Latest SSA local currency bond news

  • PBoC pays up for first HK bill auction

    The People's Bank of China's Rmb20bn ($2.9bn) debut bill auction in Hong Kong showed investors are increasing their yield demands in the offshore renminbi market.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • Kerala government preps debut Masala bond

    The government of Kerala is poised to sell its debut offshore rupee bond after a non-deal roadshow this month, in what could be the first Masala issuance since April.

    • 05 Nov 2018
  • PBoC bill plan signals tighter control of CNH market

    The People’s Bank of China will issue bills worth Rmb20bn ($2.87bn) in Hong Kong next week, in what analysts see as a signal of closer oversight of offshore renminbi (CNH) liquidity.

    • 02 Nov 2018
  • Foreign demand for onshore China bonds plunges as spreads narrow

    Foreign inflows to China’s onshore interbank bond market dropped to Rmb5.1bn ($734m) in September, down 91.5% from the previous month, amid narrowing spreads between China and the US and slowing economic growth.

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • Kexim keeps Kangaroo bond market hopping

    An A$500m ($355m) Kangaroo bond from the Export-Import Bank of Korea on Tuesday reaffirmed Australian dollar investors’ appetite for high quality credits from South Korea, amid a fall in global issuance volume in the currency this year.

    • 23 Oct 2018
  • Indo plots more innovation, fiscal consolidation

    Often considered one of the most sophisticated capital markets issuers in Asia, Indonesia is not standing still. Luky Alfirman, director general at the ministry of finance, told GlobalMarkets, a sister publication of GlobalCapital Asia, that more innovative products are on the cards.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • KDB finds stability in Oz

    Korea Development Bank hopped into the Australian dollar market on October 12, selling an A$400m ($284m) Kangaroo bond. Despite the volatility in the market earlier in the week, KDB had little trouble sealing the popular deal.

    • 16 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
  • 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
  • Samurai market embraces change amid bumper year

    It has been a momentous year in the yen market. Having long been seen as a very traditional and conservative part of the financial world, Japan has been embracing change.

    • 02 Oct 2018

SSA local currency bond news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 16.70
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.38
3 CITIC Securities 10.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.08
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 16,522.26 78 7.58%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,119.84 65 6.48%
3 Citi 14,051.62 90 6.44%
4 UBS 12,377.19 76 5.68%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,849.77 43 4.98%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 22,501.46 195 7.41%
2 Citi 22,176.06 147 7.30%
3 JPMorgan 14,738.77 90 4.85%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,958.17 82 4.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,835.27 58 3.90%

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.