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With long-term bonds in short supply and falling interest rates putting pressure on earnings, Asian insurers are considering giving up on asset-liability matching in order to chase yield. Blake Ev...
Ultra-low rates forcing companies to shift focus from asset-liability matching
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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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.