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  • SIX calls for registration before launch of Deal Pool

    The Swiss Exchange (SIX) is calling on Swiss franc bond investors to register on Deal Pool, a new digital platform due to launch in the next few weeks.

    • 02:45 PM
  • First blockchain syndicated loan draws mixed reaction

    Spain’s Red Electrica Corporation has signed the first ever syndicated loan on the blockchain, though some loans officials away from the deal question how useful the technology will be in its goal of reducing transaction times.

    • 02:15 PM
  • Evolution or revolution: technology and the primary bond market

    The International Capital Market Association’s 12th annual Primary Market Forum spent much of the session focused on fintech, as new issuance platforms and technologies converge on a market which has so far seen little of the electronification that has gripped secondary markets.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • HKEX eyes blockchain for Stock Connect boost

    Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) has partnered with Digital Asset to develop a post-trade settlement and allocation system based on blockchain technology. It will cover northbound trading on Stock Connect.

    • 08 Nov 2018
  • MarkitSERV unveils cloud post trade platform

    MarkitSERV, the IHS Markit subsidiary, has created a new platform that will use a cloud to provide post-trade processing of OTC derivatives trades.

    • 07 Nov 2018
  • The Swiss crypto treatment is generous

    Prudential regulators around the world have mostly confined themselves to pieties when it comes to cryptocurrencies, warning of the need to monitor markets, avoid stifling innovation, but making few concrete moves.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • Liquidnet hires two to add EM capabitilities

    The trading platform provider Liquidnet announced today that it has added emerging market bonds to its institutional fixed income trading platform. To support the additional breadth of its offering, the company has hired two former bankers to its fixed income teams.

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • DTCC tests DLT credit derivatives warehouse

    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) on Tuesday said it had moved to the testing phase of a new credit derivatives “warehouse” that processes credit derivatives trades with distributed ledger technology (DLT).

    • 06 Nov 2018
  • China policy round-up: China offers verbal support to private enterprises, Australia strikes official BRI agreement, Xi and Trump talk trade

    In this round-up, Chinese president Xi Jinping promises more support for the private sector, Australia’s state of Victoria becomes the first in the country to support the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and Xi and US president Donald Trump discuss trade on a phone call ahead of their meeting at the G20 later this month.

    • 02 Nov 2018
  • Byte Me: bitcoin turns 10

    Bitcoin has its birthday on Halloween. Make of that what you will. The shadowy phantom (or cabal of phantoms) known as Satoshi Nakamoto published the bitcoin whitepaper 10 years ago.

    • 01 Nov 2018

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  • Italy’s leaders are winning the battle Syriza lost

    J Paul Getty once said that if you owe the bank $100, that’s your problem. But if you owe the bank $100m, that’s the bank’s problem. Italy’s battle with Europe and the response from the European Central Bank (ECB) suggest the same is true of eurozone membership.

    • 08 Nov 2018

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 324,471.31 1258 8.12%
2 JPMorgan 316,868.31 1379 7.93%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 291,884.28 1002 7.30%
4 Barclays 245,368.47 916 6.14%
5 Goldman Sachs 215,006.82 722 5.38%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 BNP Paribas 45,589.37 178 7.11%
2 JPMorgan 43,572.44 88 6.79%
3 Credit Agricole CIB 33,071.14 158 5.15%
4 UniCredit 32,917.16 149 5.13%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 32,145.89 124 5.01%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 13,559.65 59 8.93%
2 Goldman Sachs 13,209.37 65 8.70%
3 Citi 9,711.73 55 6.40%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,471.86 53 5.58%
5 UBS 8,136.41 33 5.36%