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  • Bitcoin shorting hits Interactive Brokers, $40,000 margin demanded

    Brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has started allowing clients to go short on Chicago Board Options Exchange bitcoin futures, requiring a margin of $40,000 per contract.

    • 06:15 PM
  • Cleveland Fed responds to P2P research criticism

    Dr Loretta Mester, president of the Cleveland Federal Reserve, has denied that the release of a controversial research paper comparing peer-to-peer (P2P) lending to the pre-crisis subprime mortgage industry was aimed at disrupting the passage of lender friendly legislation proposed by congressman Patrick McHenry.

    • 12 Dec 2017
  • HSBC free from DoJ prosecution

    Charges levelled against HSBC by the US Department of Justice have expired, according to a statement fhe bank.

    • 11 Dec 2017
  • Philippines receives long overdue upgrade to BBB

    Fitch Ratings upgraded the Philippines to BBB with a stable outlook from BBB- on Monday, citing the country’s strong economic performance, a move that some economists say was a long time coming.

    • 11 Dec 2017
  • Natixis inks ECM alliance with Oddo BHF

    Natixis has signed a five year strategic alliance with Oddo BHF, the Franco-German brokerage. They will combine their equity trading and capital markets businesses, in a move triggered by the arrival of MiFID II in January 2018.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Green ABS ripens with PACE secondary growth

    An active secondary market has sprouted in the residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ABS sector after two years of watershed growth. A growing volume of tradeable assets is expected in 2018. But the outlook is not so rosy for every area of green securitization, writes Sasha Padbidri.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Basel III marathon ends but capital race is far from over

    The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has put pen to paper in finalising the international set of banking regulations known as Basel III, giving capital markets some long-awaited clarity on the way in which banks should model for risk. By Tyler Davies.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Next year expect more China — in Europe

    Europe looks ripe for a wave of takeovers by Chinese companies in 2018, as the country becomes more willing to countenance dealmaking overseas after its recent pullback.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Vietnam passes new law to boost SOE sell-downs

    Vietnam is giving a fillip to transparency around IPOs of state-owned companies, passing a new law that will allow firms that are being privatised to conduct a public bookbuilding. While a step in the right direction, the effect of the law is still being debated, with many problems yet to be overcome, writes Jonathan Breen.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Deutsche Bank tweaks top ranks in Asia ECM

    Deutsche Bank shook up the senior ranks of its equity capital markets desk in Asia this week, removing the co-head structure and merging ECM with equity derivatives. The move comes amid a global reorganisation being rolled out from the bank’s headquarters that combines the equity and debt financing units with markets. John Loh reports.

    • 07 Dec 2017

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  • EU-US equivalence deal gives hope for Brexit

    The European Commission’s formal recognition of US derivative trading platforms this week had been in the pipeline for some time. But at a time of so much global friction, it was welcome good news.

    • 07 Dec 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 415,838.72 1590 9.03%
2 JPMorgan 379,647.36 1732 8.25%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 359,324.90 1302 7.81%
4 Goldman Sachs 267,102.04 920 5.80%
5 Barclays 266,010.35 1070 5.78%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 45,073.36 191 6.67%
2 Deutsche Bank 37,312.62 138 5.52%
3 BNP Paribas 36,204.20 208 5.36%
4 JPMorgan 34,040.23 112 5.04%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 32,958.96 107 4.88%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 22,398.41 104 8.67%
2 Morgan Stanley 19,092.40 102 7.39%
3 Citi 17,768.49 110 6.88%
4 UBS 17,693.89 71 6.85%
5 Goldman Sachs 17,256.05 98 6.68%