Latest sovereigns/sub-sovereigns news

  • Between heaven and hell: capital markets get 2020 vision

    Equities are at record highs, rates at record lows; the US is quarrelling, China is slowing. As 2020 begins, participants are divided on which way markets will move. Toby Fildes picks 10 themes

    • 13 Dec 2019
  • The GlobalCapital debt capital markets survey: banks expect to make money and hire

    Markets go into 2020 fretting about a global recession and an escalation of tradetensions between the US and China, according to 25 heads of debt capital markets in the EMEA market, in Toby Fildes’ annual outlook survey. Respondents are mildly pessimistic on spreads and fees in the primary markets as well. But on the plus side, bankers are feeling hopeful about sustainability-themed bonds and almost unanimously believe issuance will top $270bn.

    • 13 Dec 2019
  • In defence of Denmark's green idea

    Denmark’s debt officials have a highly original plan to issue green bonds in which the green element can be stripped off and traded separately. It’s going to put many a green nose out of joint. That’s no bad thing: the market needs to re-examine its claims to efficacy and virtue.

    • 10 Dec 2019
  • China returns to dollar bonds with $6bn mega-deal

    China deepened its dollar debt curve on Tuesday with a $6bn jumbo bond. With its biggest dollar deal yet, the sovereign has set a new benchmark for issuers from the country.

    • 27 Nov 2019
  • Philippines and World Bank bring cat bond first

    The World Bank has issued the first catastrophe bond to be sponsored by an Asian government, and the first to be listed on the Singapore Exchange. The Philippines will receive protection against damage caused by earthquakes and cyclones, writes Jasper Cox.

    • 26 Nov 2019
  • China sovereign readies $6bn dollar bond return

    The People's Republic of China is planning to raise around $6bn from its return to the dollar bond market on Tuesday.

    • 25 Nov 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
  • Presidential election triggers Sri Lankan bond move

    Sri Lanka's sovereign bonds traded wider on Monday morning following the country's presidential election that saw Gotabaya Rajapaksa win with a larger-than-expected majority.

    • 18 Nov 2019
  • China EUR2bn 0.125% Nov 36, EUR1bn 0.5% Nov 31, EUR1bn 1% Nov 39

    • 07 Nov 2019
  • Bankers eye pipeline after China euro bond

    China’s Ministry of Finance has raised €4bn from a three tranche deal, returning to the euro market after 15 years away. The bond is expected to encourage Chinese issuers from across the credit spectrum to tap the euro market, writes Addison Gong.

    • 07 Nov 2019

Sovereigns/Sub-sovereigns news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 24.90
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.32
3 China Merchants Bank Co 13.15
4 China Merchants Securities Co 8.19
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.46

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16.76 84 6.96%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 16.67 78 6.92%
3 Goldman Sachs 15.38 70 6.38%
4 UBS 14.59 105 6.06%
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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
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 3.82%

Asian polls & awards

  • Finance Minister of the Year, CEE

    Djamshid Kuchkarov, Uzbekistan

  • GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019: open for submissions

    GlobalCapital China is pleased to invite you to participate in the GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019. Inaugurated last year under the GlobalRMB banner, the awards celebrate the accomplishments of the leading players in the renminbi debt capital markets, onshore and offshore, as well as key service providers.

  • Last chance! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.