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  • FSB sets out cryptocurrency monitoring framework

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) on Monday laid out a framework to oversee the financial stability risks posed by the cryptocurrency market. However the body cautioned that some public data could be "manipulated" due to "prohibited practices such as wash trading, spoofing and pump and dump".

    • 16 Jul 2018
  • Byte Me: FCoin and the Ether ‘attack’

    FCoin, a huge new cryptocurrency exchange by volume, is only two months old and was virtually unknown up until it brought the network of the second largest cryptocurrency in the world to a standstill and made a lot of people very angry.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • Nomura hires EMEA tech banker from Temasek

    Nomura has hired Nezahat Gultekin from Singapore sovereign wealth fund Temasek, to fill the new role of head of technology for investment banking in EMEA.

    • 11 Jul 2018
  • SIX exchange to introduce digital asset trading, CEO hails "new era"

    Swiss market infrastructure operator SIX Group will combine digital asset trading, settlement and custody services in a new digital exchange for its customers. The CEO of SIX Group, Jos Dijsselhof, said it was the “beginning of a new era for capital markets infrastructure”.

    • 06 Jul 2018
  • Chinese bitcoin miner joins Opera’s $115m Nasdaq IPO

    Opera’s planned $115m Nasdaq IPO now has a cryptocurrency angle after Bitmain, a Chinese bitcoin miner, joined the deal as an anchor investor.

    • 03 Jul 2018
  • Byte Me: Bitcoin’s ticking timebomb

    If you’re thinking about getting hold of some bitcoin, you have 690 days to figure out what mining is. But if you don’t, you can still board the bitcoin boat, but it might turn out to be the Titanic.

    • 28 Jun 2018
  • Technology to arrive at Swiss market with SIX initiative

    The Swiss Exchange (SIX), in conjunction with major Swiss franc bond market participants, is set to launch a digital platform called Deal Pool, in the hope of simplifying processes and breeding efficiency in the market. But it will likely change the role of bank sales desks substantially.

    • 28 Jun 2018
  • Ebang becomes second bitcoin firm to seek HK IPO

    Ebang International Holdings has emerged as the second cryptocurrency mining hardware maker to file for a Hong Kong IPO, following in the footsteps of its much larger rival Canaan.

    • 25 Jun 2018
  • Clearers work on blockchain margin call solution

    Four companies involved in clearing said on Tuesday they had completed a proof of concept using distributed ledger technology that they said will make margin calls for derivatives more efficient.

    • 19 Jun 2018
  • What’s the point of investor protections?

    Are cryptocurrencies securities? If so, who can buy them? William Hinman of the Securities and Exchange Commission went some way to answering these questions last week, but why did he leave retail investors in the cold?

    • 18 Jun 2018

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    The UK government’s white paper on Brexit, presented as a way of moving negotiations forward with the EU, disappointed many in the UK financial services industry but the increasing likelihood of no Brexit deal at all, means that the disappointment doesn't matter — the proposals laid out in the white paper are little more than noise.

    • 17 Jul 2018

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Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 214,532.32 821 8.05%
2 JPMorgan 205,928.57 892 7.72%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 189,733.81 635 7.12%
4 Barclays 167,856.79 593 6.30%
5 HSBC 149,306.51 684 5.60%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 29,830.94 52 6.96%
2 BNP Paribas 28,123.74 109 6.56%
3 UniCredit 21,895.45 101 5.11%
4 Credit Agricole CIB 21,885.13 102 5.11%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 21,814.64 83 5.09%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 9,508.41 44 8.72%
2 JPMorgan 9,409.35 41 8.63%
3 Citi 7,634.33 42 7.00%
4 UBS 5,950.83 20 5.46%
5 Deutsche Bank 5,145.17 32 4.72%