Latest equity derivatives news

  • Volatility and Brexit good for business, says DB CEO

    Deutsche Boerse's new CEO, Theodor Weimer, has said that given the low market volatility in 2017, there were "headwinds" for the exchanges group, but that there was opportunity heading into 2018.

    • 21 Feb 2018
  • SGX promises Nifty successor products

    Singapore Exchange on Monday revealed that it would replace its Nifty products with suitable successors by August to ensure that investors could maintain exposure to Indian markets.

    • 19 Feb 2018
  • VIX trends lower after short volatility fallout

    Implied equity volatility on US stocks, measured by the CBOE’s VIX index, showed signs of cooling off on Wednesday and Thursday, after it dropped from 27 on Monday and Tuesday to 19.7 on Thursday.

    • 15 Feb 2018
  • IOSCO trumpets its concerns on complex retail derivs

    The International Organization of Securities Commissions on Tuesday urged its members to “improve the practices” of firms offering complex derivatives to retail clients as it opened a consultation on the matter to the public.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • E-trading provider bids to resolve MiFID-GDPR clash

    Electronic platform provider NEX has found a compromise between MiFID II, the new set of European regulations which require transparency of trading, and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), an upcoming European regulation which requires corporations to protect individual private data.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Equity-bond sell-off leads to more derivatives hedging

    After last week's equity and bond market sell-offs, investors are worried about the positive correlation between the two asset classes, leading to increased hedging with derivatives, according to an equity derivatives strategist.

    • 13 Feb 2018
  • Renaissance Capital launches algo unit

    Russian investment bank Renaissance Capital on Monday revealed that it had set up an algorithmic trading unit to take advantage of volatility in financial markets.

    • 12 Feb 2018
  • Learning Curve: The merits of equally weighted portfolios

    While market capitalisation weighted indices and portfolios have been incredibly popular in recent years, data show that their equally weighted brethren can have an edge with lower concentration risk and better performance.

    • 12 Feb 2018
  • Short vol trick collapses as markets whipsaw

    The viability of short volatility strategies in derivatives markets was dealt a severe blow this week, after a historic spike in equity volatility torpedoed popular exchange traded notes. Costas Mourselas reports.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • SGX wins another deriv trading member, despite big fee rises

    The Singapore Exchange has continued a healthy streak of sign-ups to its derivatives service this year, as it added a Chinese futures trading company to its membership.

    • 08 Feb 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 68,771.53 237 8.65%
2 JPMorgan 57,085.92 227 7.18%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 50,865.00 167 6.39%
4 Barclays 47,895.96 139 6.02%
5 Deutsche Bank 42,753.64 160 5.37%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Deutsche Bank 9,359.72 13 13.34%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 7,508.63 11 10.70%
3 Goldman Sachs 5,773.27 11 8.23%
4 Citi 4,606.54 14 6.57%
5 Credit Agricole CIB 3,259.14 12 4.64%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2,546.04 12 11.63%
2 JPMorgan 1,646.29 9 7.52%
3 Credit Suisse 1,641.59 6 7.50%
4 Deutsche Bank 1,465.10 11 6.69%
5 Citi 1,285.41 7 5.87%