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  • IFRS 9 talks lag before crucial deadline

    A few months before the the new accounting standard is supposed to apply, the European Parliament and the 28 member states are still divided on how to implement a five year transition period.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Can European banks ever compete again?

    American banks dominate global banking to an unprecedented extent and look set to gain yet more market share as US policymakers mull softer touch regulation. Will European firms ever be able to compete again?

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • Bundesbank's Dombret sees mixed system beating mega banks

    Bundesbank board member Andreas Dombret tells GlobalMarkets that he believes in a banking system that consists of institutions big and small with a variety of specialisms and focuses

    • 14 Oct 2017
  • HK market warms to Stock Connect investor ID

    Market participants in Hong Kong have welcomed plans by regulators to install a new investor identification mechanism, which will require northbound investors participating in Stock Connect to reveal their identities by the middle of 2018.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Capital output floors: a tempest in a teapot

    The noise surrounding a widely cited 72.5% capital output floor, which is the ratio between how EU regulators calculate a bank’s risk model, is just that, according to several industry sources.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Citi doubles ECM revenue but fixed income disappoints

    JP Morgan and Citigroup gave earnings season a rocky start on Thursday, with fixed income revenues at both firms well down on last year, as record low volatility levels bite deeper into trading activity. But investment banking remained largely resilient, and Citi’s ECM numbers surged.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Carbon pricing growing fast but firms need to use prices better

    More and more companies are recognising the principle that the atmosphere’s ability to absorb greenhouse gases from combustion cannot remain a free resource forever.

    • 12 Oct 2017
  • Bankers play the long game while scotching Commerzbank talk

    FIG bankers say that Germany’s Commerzbank is unlikely to remain a standalone entity forever. But a tie-up for the bank is firmly in the realm of fantasy M&A for now, writes David Rothnie.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • ECB to take over post-Brexit broker-dealer supervision

    In December, the European Commission will propose that large investment firms conducting “bank-like activities” will be considered credit institutions, and therefore supervised by the European Central Bank’s Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM). This move would close a major loophole that was expected to be used by capital markets firms relocating London-based markets activities to the EU27 after Brexit.

    • 11 Oct 2017
  • Lloyds moves up three senior bankers

    Lloyds Banking Group promoted three members of its senior commercial banking team this week.

    • 11 Oct 2017

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  • Wall Street’s empire strikes back in Treasury report

    A US Treasury report on capital markets, published on Friday, struck a populist tone, saying the rise of private credit at the expense of public market sources of financing has snatched money-making opportunities away from average Americans. But it is investment banking that has most to gain from a boost to public debt markets, not individual investors.

    • 10 Oct 2017

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All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 352,540.12 1323 9.09%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 315,574.44 1093 8.13%
3 JPMorgan 314,826.88 1433 8.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 234,193.07 776 6.04%
5 Barclays 226,473.92 879 5.84%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 33,723.41 160 6.58%
2 Deutsche Bank 33,605.53 115 6.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 30,523.81 93 5.95%
4 BNP Paribas 26,890.30 166 5.24%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,393.38 135 4.56%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Oct 2017
1 JPMorgan 19,536.02 78 8.92%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.45%
3 Citi 15,667.80 92 7.15%
4 UBS 15,208.47 58 6.94%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,487.36 72 6.16%