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  • ESMA exec: We could issue ICO warning

    Vice-chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) Anneli Tuominen has said that the body could issue a warning on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), a method of capital raising using cryptocurrencies on a blockchain.

    • 12:15 PM
  • Xi: Give markets bigger role in RMB exchange rate

    China will allow the markets to have a greater influence on the renminbi’s exchange rate, Xi Jinping, president of China, said in the opening speech of the 19th Communist Party Congress on October 18.

    • 10:45 AM
  • Economic growth no guarantee of RMBi success, says Swift

    China’s economic growth will do little to help promote renminbi internationalisation, according to an October 17 report by Swift. The comment came as the renminbi falls to eighth place in the league table of the world’s most used payment currencies.

    • 07:15 AM
  • SFC pulls lawsuit against StanChart, UBS

    Hong Kong's market watchdog has withdrawn a lawsuit filed against Standard Chartered and UBS over the 2009 IPO of China Forestry Holdings Co, although this does not mark the end of possible enforcement action, according to sources close to the matter.

    • 03:00 AM
  • Lead MEP proposes new CCP resolution fund

    Jakob von Weizsäcker, the Parliament's co-rapporteur for draft central counterparty clearing house (CCP) resolution regulation, said on Monday that he will table an amendment to create a new resolution fund for the entities.

    • 17 Oct 2017
  • BoE confirms SONIA takeover in April 2018

    The Bank of England will take over the “end-to-end” administration of the Sterling Over Night Index Average (SONIA) benchmark and implement key reforms on April 23, 2018, the central bank confirmed on Monday.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • GLP eyes long term funding with interbank Panda

    Global Logistic Properties returned to the Panda bond market with a five year note on October 13, raising Rmb1bn ($151.8m). But unlike its last issuance in 2016, GLP opted for the interbank instead of the exchange market, as the company searches for longer-term RMB funding for its China business.

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • The week in renminbi: PBoC governor urges corporate debt redefinition, China’s GDP growth to hit 7% in H2, IMF, World Bank to hold annual BRI forums

    The governor of the People’s Bank of China says the country should redefine corporate debt, China’s GDP growth could rise to 7% in the second half, and the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank plan annual forums on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

    • 16 Oct 2017
  • Fiji ups the temperature at COP 23 with call to action

    Fiji has fewer than 1m people and its CO2 output per head is only 8% of US levels. A strange country, perhaps, to preside over the world’s most important process for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. But from another perspective, Fiji is supremely well qualified to tackle climate change — its task as president of COP 23, the global climate negotiations scheduled for November.

    • 15 Oct 2017
  • Countries must feel ‘ownership’ when using European Monetary Fund

    With the idea of a European Monetary Fund back on the table at this week’s IMF annual meetings, one Eurozone minister insisted any financing must give a state “ownership” rather than being seen as a directive from Brussels to carry out reforms

    • 15 Oct 2017

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    The Bank of England is now odds on to raise interest rates at the November meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee in November, after the Consumer Price index reported inflation exceeding 3%, but such a move could tip the UK economy over a cliff.

    • 17 Oct 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 353,377.35 1327 9.07%
2 JPMorgan 316,733.86 1438 8.13%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 316,098.84 1095 8.11%
4 Goldman Sachs 234,493.12 778 6.02%
5 Barclays 226,573.92 880 5.82%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 34,312.86 161 6.57%
2 Deutsche Bank 34,194.98 116 6.55%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 31,113.25 94 5.96%
4 BNP Paribas 27,479.75 167 5.26%
5 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 23,982.83 136 4.59%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 JPMorgan 19,536.02 78 8.89%
2 Morgan Stanley 16,323.54 83 7.43%
3 Citi 15,750.21 93 7.17%
4 UBS 15,208.47 58 6.92%
5 Goldman Sachs 13,499.48 73 6.15%