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  • Aussie rules out bail-in senior as part of TLAC regime

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority has taken a very different approach from the rest of the world with its total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) rules, proposing that banks meet these new capital requirements with tier two rather than any new form of bail-inable senior debt.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • First bond issue on blockchain for QTC

    Queensland Treasury Corp ran a prototype bond auction on Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s blockchain platform, the bank said on Tuesday. QTC generated a bond tender, viewed investor bids in real time, finalised investment allocation and settled the dummy issue instantly — although it was on both sides of the deal, as sole issuer and investor.

    • 25 Jan 2017
  • New syndicate tech platform passes CBA test

    Investor Access, a platform which allows investors to submit orders for a new bond issue directly into the order book was deployed for the first time last week on a Commonwealth Bank of Australia sterling covered bond. Now work is underway to convince more dealers of the initiative’s worth.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • Australian banks: poised for change

    Australian banks are going through one of their toughest periods as slowing economic growth and greater regulatory oversight cause them to rethink their business models, especially when it comes to overseas activity. With new CEOs in place at three of the four big lenders, the industry is set for an overhaul. Ben Power reports.

    • 22 Mar 2016
  • China interbank bond access programme greenlights 13 foreign FIGs

    The China foreign exchange trade system (CFETS) published a list of the first institutions to be granted access to the Chinese interbank bond market (CIBM) since a streamlined programme was introduced in July.

    • 10 Sep 2015

Latest market news

  • Bank of China pioneers Asia’s first Sofr-linked bond

    Bank of China broke new ground for Asia this week with the region’s first floating rate bond linked to the secured overnight financing rate (Sofr). But a host of challenges around payment calculations and liquidity mean other issuers will be slower to embrace this new benchmark. Addison Gong reports.

    • 10 Oct 2019
  • SSAs satisfy niche currency demand

    SSA issuers turned towards niche currencies this week to meet a range of demand across the Australian and Canadian dollar curves. KfW and the Asian Development Bank started the week printing in Australian dollars, before the World Bank joined them in the currency while also returning to the Maple market.

    • 12 Sep 2019
  • ICBC achieves size and price with Greater Bay Area green bond

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has priced $3.15bn of green bonds in US dollars, Hong Kong dollars and offshore renminbi (CNH), achieving a number of firsts in the process.

    • 10 Sep 2019
  • Further developments eyed for bond–i

    The World Bank is planning to add fully digital cash settlement, multiple currencies and more nodes to its ‘bond–i’ platform, according to a banker involved in developing the blockchain system. Earlier this month, the supranational added tap functionality, as it raised A$50m ($33.7m) of capital.

    • 29 Aug 2019
  • UBS AT1 surprise lays open Kanga possibilities

    Market participants expect more banks will now want to print Kangaroos after investors on a search for yield poured into UBS's additional tier one (AT1) deal on Tuesday. The syndication, which surprised those involved after it managed to shave 75bp off its initial pricing guidance and attract A$4bn ($2.71bn) of orders, suggested a market ripe for a deal spree.

    • 22 Aug 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $b No of issues Share % STLY Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Oct 2019
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated Covered Bond Above $1bn 11 6 0.28 1 3.45% 10.33%
Australia DCM 4 3 9.42 44 8.44% 11.32%
Dealer League Table IFC 14 20 0.10 1 1.49% 0.72%
Dealer League Table World Bank 21 22 0.31 3 0.71% 0.89%
Dealer League Table IADB 14 18 0.51 5 2.93% 0.54%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 329.19 1505 8.44%
2 Citi 302.82 1293 7.76%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 259.71 1092 6.66%
4 Barclays 235.37 968 6.03%
5 HSBC 192.36 1061 4.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 38.80 175 7.35%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 36.89 155 6.99%
3 JPMorgan 29.35 74 5.56%
4 UniCredit 24.81 134 4.70%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 24.60 69 4.66%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 9.98 67 9.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 9.41 44 9.13%
3 Goldman Sachs 8.72 45 8.47%
4 Citi 6.91 54 6.71%
5 UBS 5.28 29 5.12%