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  • ECB makes power play over clearing in leaked doc

    The European Central Bank (ECB) has proposed new powers that could allow it to control elements of foreign clearing houses’ operations (CCPs) in “exceptional” crisis situations, according to a leaked position paper. This is likely to escalate already tense relations with US regulators.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Stoxx targets LDI with indices, laying ground for derivatives

    Stoxx on Thursday announced the launch of indices for the liability driven investment industry, products that are ready suited for derivative contract creation.

    • 19 Apr 2018

  • Banks get hot under the collars in solutions business re-boot

    Controls have been tightened after the high-profile losses that banks took on margin loans when retail conglomerate Steinhoff ran into trouble late last year. But strategic equity solutions businesses remain central to equity capital markets, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • Three firms launch initial margin repapering platform

    Allen & Overy, IHS Markit and Smart Communications subsidiary SmartDX on Thursday announced that they had launched a platform to speed up the repapering of derivatives contracts, in anticipation of new regulatory requirements.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • CDS options set to flare as vol returns

    Fundamental factors rightly garner the most attention when investors try to ascertain why markets move. Even if one regards markets as perfectly efficient and favour index tracking, it would be foolhardy to completely ignore real world influences when managing money.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • ICE decides on June date for its Sonia futures launch

    Intercontinental Exchange on Wednesday announced that it would be launching its three month futures on regulators’ chosen successor for Libor, the sterling overnight index average, on June 1.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • Small by default: China’s CDS market remains tiny

    China’s cautious approach to credit default swaps (CDS) has left the market a minnow compared with other large financial systems. Paolo Danese investigates.

    • 18 Apr 2018
  • Trump to nominate Berkovitz for CFTC spot

    US President Donald Trump will nominate lawyer Dan Berkovitz to be a commissioner at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the White House revealed on Monday.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Cboe SEF launches two new currency NDFs

    A swap execution facility (SEF) owned by the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) has started trading two new foreign exchange non-deliverable forwards (NDFs), it was revealed on Tuesday.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • IHS Markit acquires French derivatives valuation outfit

    IHS Markit announced on Monday that it had acquired Paris-based DeriveXperts, a company that provides independent valuations of over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.

    • 16 Apr 2018

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  • Libor needs a revival, not a funeral

    The derivatives industry is engaging with efforts to create credible alternative reference rates to Libor, but three years is too little time to achieve this and more attention needs to focus on the existing benchmark itself.

    • 19 Apr 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 133,835.29 503 7.95%
2 JPMorgan 124,028.87 511 7.37%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 113,258.82 378 6.73%
4 Barclays 98,249.99 350 5.84%
5 Goldman Sachs 96,719.92 270 5.75%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 20,423.32 23 9.47%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 14,215.71 38 6.59%
3 Deutsche Bank 13,118.70 35 6.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,117.87 27 5.62%
5 Citi 11,366.88 31 5.27%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,907.08 27 10.49%
2 JPMorgan 4,381.89 22 7.78%
3 Citi 4,149.79 23 7.37%
4 Deutsche Bank 4,050.74 23 7.20%
5 UBS 2,626.72 9 4.67%