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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

  • Big demand for Barclays' Kanga return

    Barclays returned to the Australian dollar market this week for its second Kangaroo, placing a triple tranche trade that was four times covered. The demand for Kangaroo paper could see more issuers follow Barclays, according to one DCM banker.

    • 21 Jun 2019
  • SSAs fill investors' Kangaroo pouches

    A quartet of public sector borrowers placed paper in the Australian dollar market this week. Two European SSAs priced sustainable and climate awareness bonds: the European Investment Bank priced its third climate awareness Kangaroo on Tuesday, while Bank Nederlandse Gemeenten brought its sustainability bond programme back to the Aussie market on Wednesday. Meanwhile, a pair of agencies raised funding in Australian dollars on Thursday: Export Development Canada and Eurofima both tapped Kangaroos.

    • 30 May 2019
  • EDC and Eurofima tap for Kangaroos

    A pair of agencies raised funding in Australian dollars on Thursday: Export Development Canada and Eurofima both tapped Kangaroos.

    • 30 May 2019
  • European banks hop into Kangaroos

    Barclays plans to follow Crédit Agricole and Handelsbanken into the Kangaroo bond market. The UK lender mandated leads for a deal on Wednesday after the other two banks brought deals on Tuesday.

    • 23 May 2019
  • World Bank taps bumper Kangaroo

    Kangaroo investors filled their pouches to the brim with a bumper World Bank tap on Wednesday. The supranational reopened its February 2024 Kangaroo to print the largest Aussie dollar tap in the SSA market since 2016.

    • 16 May 2019

Commonwealth Bank of Australia In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $m No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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  • Today
Australia DCM 4 4 6,636.27 30 9.09% 9.45%
Dealer League Table IFC 11 96.76 1 4.25%
Dealer League Table World Bank 19 18 187.69 2 0.73% 1.13%
Dealer League Table IADB 12 14 198.28 2 1.96% 0.78%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 196,443.08 887 8.16%
2 Citi 185,218.65 764 7.70%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 155,944.17 645 6.48%
4 Barclays 145,423.68 584 6.04%
5 HSBC 122,404.36 645 5.09%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Credit Agricole CIB 22,991.03 88 8.00%
2 BNP Paribas 22,856.10 93 7.96%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 17,816.23 50 6.20%
4 UniCredit 13,146.65 71 4.58%
5 Deutsche Bank 13,089.86 49 4.56%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 6,646.08 29 10.31%
2 JPMorgan 6,222.43 38 9.66%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,596.92 27 8.68%
4 UBS 4,205.38 21 6.53%
5 Citi 4,178.15 30 6.48%