• Tradeweb targets US equity options

    Electronic trading platform provider Tradeweb is entering the US equity options market with a request-for-quote protocol that aims to capture growing investor taste for the product.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • BNPP hires credit strategy head from Brevan Howard

    BNP Paribas said on Thursday that it had hired Viktor Hjort from Brevan Howard as global head of credit strategy and desk analysts, following the promotion of Olivia Frieser to global head of research.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • UniCredit CDS highlights Italy as much as EM

    Turkey’s self-inflicted problems have had ramifications well beyond its borders and led to comparisons with previous emerging market crises.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Turkey’s five year CDS spread tightens as US feud continues

    The cost of buying credit default swaps on Turkish five year government debt has stopped its upward trajectory and eased lower, even as the country’s standoff with the US continues.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • Nomura turns to structured solutions as it seeks international growth

    The Japanese bank has revamped its investment banking division as it looks to boost efficiency and grow revenues following a grim first quarter and cuts in global markets.

    • 16 Aug 2018
  • R.J. O'Brien appoints chief strategy officer

    Chicago-based futures brokerage R.J. O'Brien and Associates (RJO) has appointed Stephen Brodsky to its newly created chief strategy officer role, the company said on Wednesday.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • Negative rates pose contract questions

    A note by law firm Mayer Brown has advised counterparties trading with International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) documentation to consider special amendments if they want their contracts to take into account the effects of negative interest rates, referencing a recent court decision.

    • 15 Aug 2018
  • World Bank grabs $1bn with SOFR debut amid fair value debate

    World Bank took $1bn for its first trade linked to the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) on Tuesday as bankers debated the best way to find fair value for the new product.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • Turkey exposes European stocks but contagion unlikely

    The market chaos caused by investor panic over Turkey hit the shares of European companies this week, but the risk of a systemic crisis is low, said analysts.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • FIA calls for public scrutiny of 'de minimis' calculation

    The Futures Industry Association (FIA) has called for greater transparency in efforts by US regulators to determine the method for calculating the notional threshold at which dealers have to be registered as swap dealers.

    • 14 Aug 2018
  • Turkey five year CDS jumps as Erdogan defiant

    The cost of insuring Turkish government debt has shot up as Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has refused to give way in a dispute with the United States.

    • 13 Aug 2018
  • Turkey drama shines light on robust CDS liquidity

    Emerging market sovereigns are regarded as stalwarts of the credit default swaps (CDS) market. Their liquidity is dependable, and participants can usually trade in large size with relatively low transaction costs and little price impact.

    • 09 Aug 2018
  • Default resources concentrated at two CCPs, say watchdogs

    Financial resources dedicated to protecting central counterparties from defaults are becoming increasingly concentrated at two CCPs, according to a report by global watchdogs released on Thursday.

    • 09 Aug 2018
  • Rates derivatives trading surges on Tradeweb

    Electronic trading platform Tradeweb has enjoyed a huge spike in interest rate derivatives trading this year, reporting a 118% year-to-date increase in average daily volume for the products compared to 2017.

    • 08 Aug 2018
  • Byte Me: Crypto flying right?

    Surprising exactly no one, big beast exchange ICE has joined its peers and entered the cryptocurrency market in earnest. More than eight months after competitors Cboe and CME launched cash-settled bitcoin futures contracts, this month ICE revealed Bakkt, a “global platform and ecosystem for digital assets”.

    • 08 Aug 2018
  • Barclays hires senior structurer from Goldman

    Barclays has hired Dean Galligan from Goldman Sachs as head of cross asset structuring solutions.

    • 08 Aug 2018
  • TP ICAP pivots to Paris for post-Brexit hub, raises broker pay

    Interdealer broker TP ICAP revealed on Tuesday that it had chosen Paris as its post-Brexit hub in the European Union, as new CEO Nicolas Breteau called for the flexibility to pay company brokers the "market rate".

    • 07 Aug 2018
  • Regulation head leaves ICE Futures Europe

    Dee Blake, the head of regulation at ICE Futures Europe, has left the company according to sources.

    • 06 Aug 2018
  • Initial margin phase-in is not gradual, says FCA report

    A research note by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has concluded that the phase-in of initial margin requirements for non-cleared derivatives trades will largely fail to make the process “gradual” and easier to stomach for UK counterparties.

    • 06 Aug 2018
  • CME aligns FX options with OTC market

    CME Group has tweaked the expiry date of its listed FX options, in an effort to align the product more closely with its over the counter equivalents.

    • 03 Aug 2018
  • Barclays' markets biz thrives on equities

    Barclays ramped up its leverage and commitments to repo and prime finance, helping the firm’s markets business score a revenue bump of 11% and beat analyst expectations, largely thanks to surging numbers from the bank’s equities business.

    • 02 Aug 2018
  • LCH powers on in face of Brexit contingency plans

    Deutsche Bank's decision to clear around half of its euro swaps business in Europe might have caused a stir in the Square Mile this week but a closer look at the overall clearing numbers show that London continues to dominate the global swap clearing markets, writes Ross Lancaster.

    • 02 Aug 2018
  • ICE adds to alt-Libor suite, lining up SOFR futures

    The Intercontinental Exchange has announced an October launch for two futures contracts that will reference the secured overnight financing rate (SOFR) that US market participants have chosen to replace Libor.

    • 02 Aug 2018
  • Shanghai Clearing House wins no-action relief again

    The US Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) has granted a no-action letter to the Shanghai Clearing House once again, extending relief on its failure to register as a derivatives clearing organisation for another three years.

    • 01 Aug 2018

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 241,652.19 924 8.19%
2 JPMorgan 223,721.63 996 7.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 216,064.78 722 7.32%
4 Barclays 184,894.55 671 6.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 158,954.58 518 5.39%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 32,522.19 61 6.56%
2 BNP Paribas 32,284.10 130 6.51%
3 UniCredit 26,992.47 123 5.44%
4 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 26,569.73 97 5.36%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 23,807.36 111 4.80%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 10,167.68 46 8.81%
2 JPMorgan 9,894.90 42 8.58%
3 Citi 8,202.25 45 7.11%
4 UBS 6,098.17 23 5.29%
5 Credit Suisse 5,236.02 28 4.54%