Latest RMB investment news

  • ChinaBond collaborates with international index provider for the first time

    Collaboration between IHS Markit and ChinaBond aims to launch a series of indices to expand foreign access to $11tn Chinese onshore bond market.

    • 26 Oct 2018
  • New China fund targets investors’ demand for safety in volatile times

    Bank of China Hong Kong Asset Management (BOCHK AM) is targeting risk-averse investors with a new onshore-offshore fund that focuses on short-term paper.

    • 23 Oct 2018
  • Selling China to the world remains a challenge, says HGI

    Investment managers have plenty of work to do to shift global investors’ sentiment on China, Ashley Dale, head of business development at Harvest Global Investments (HGI), tells GlobalRMB.

    • 18 Oct 2018
  • RQFII to drive Japan’s RMB business

    A new dawn has broken for RMB business in Japan, as the country prepares to launch its first RMB clearing bank and a local currency swap line with China. For now bankers are focusing on new renminbi investment quotas, which could mobilise the vast pool of Japanese household assets to tap onshore Chinese securities.

    • 27 Jul 2018
  • Investors question MSCI’s wisdom on A-shares, survey shows

    Almost half of the international investors surveyed by the Asian Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) disagree with MSCI’s decision to include A-shares in its emerging markets (EM) index. The survey shows that foreign investors continue to face obstacles when investing onshore.

    • 25 Jul 2018
  • Foreign investors hungry for Chinese bonds: S&P

    Foreign investors are holding more Chinese bonds than ever before, and they are ready to grab even more, according to a recent survey by S&P. Sentiment is likely to stay bullish as China’s monetary policy diverges from the US and the onshore market continues to grow, say analysts.

    • 25 Jul 2018
  • BNPP: Govvies, NCDs to remain foreign favourites in China

    A new group of investors is set to arrive in China's bond market as index providers prepare to include Chinese bonds in their benchmarks. But these new entrants will likely follow the path set by institutional investors in China, sticking with government bonds and short-dated paper, according to BNP Paribas.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • China's onshore dollar bond market to take off, says BNPP

    China's onshore dollar bond market could provide an alternative to quota-based outbound investment schemes, allowing banks a novel way of deploying their dollar deposits, according to a senior trader at BNP Paribas.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • China in the Year of the Dog: Banking on change

    In the second of a four-part series of articles on China’s financial transformation, GlobalRMB considers the nation’s banking reforms, which will allow a horde of foreign banks to gain more traction in the country. At the same time, Chinese banks are moving in the opposite direction.

    • 02 Mar 2018
  • China in the Year of the Dog: Bond market reforms

    China’s startling transformation continued last year, with the opening up the domestic bond market to foreign investors, the rise in renminbi volatility, and an all-important party meeting that cemented the power of Xi Jinping. Over the course of four in-depth articles, GlobalRMB will examine the key themes that will define this transformation in 2018. First up: the move to bring more foreign bond investors into the country.

    • 28 Feb 2018

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 16.70
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.38
3 CITIC Securities 10.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.08
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.17

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 24-Oct-18 China Gas Holdings China 2,000
2 15-Oct-18 China Power International Development China 2,000
3 11-Oct-18 Global Logistic Properties via Iowa China Offshore Holdings Hong Kong 1,200
4 28-Sep-18 Trafigura Singapore 700
5 17-Sep-18 The Wharf (Holdings) Hong Kong 2,000

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 33.31
2 HSBC 20.53
3 Societe Generale 4.21
4 Bank of Taiwan 3.60
4 Cathay United Bank 3.60

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 19-Sep-18 Agricultural Development Bank of China (ADBC) China 1,200
2 17-Sep-18 Hitachi Capital (UK) United Kingdom 600
3 13-Sep-18 CIFI Holdings China 1,000
4 05-Sep-18 Daimler Germany 1,000
5 03-Sep-18 First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC United Arab Emirates 650