Institutional investors in Europe favour fixed-income and alternative assets as they continue de-risking their portfolios, with a focus on cost-effective market exposure and downside protection
European exchanges record higher trading volumes in investment certificates and leverage products in the first quarter of the year
Third-generation, dynamic commodity strategies are on the rise as increasingly sophisticated investors seek to capitalise on fast-changing trends in commodities
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Macquarie is extending its existing commodity sales and trading platform with the launch of a commodity investor products business, which will be led by ex-Goldman Sachs global head of commodities
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In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.