Where multiple clearing houses cover the same products, dealers expect pricing differentials to emerge. That is causing friction with buy-side firms, and headaches for trading platforms. Joe Rennison reports...
Swaps-to-futures switch at Ice – plus hedge fund regulatory changes – behind threefold jump in numbers taking futures trading exam
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Nobody knows how much margin will be consumed as over-the-counter derivatives move to a post-crisis regime based on central clearing and two-way collateral posting, but there is one certainty – the less an individual firm has to post, the happier it...
As banks become more sensitive to capital and funding costs – and derivatives pricing becomes more complex – the trader’s role is changing. For those who choose to remain on the sell side, analytical, problem-solving and technology skills will be...
A portion of the European derivatives market will eventually be required to trade on OTFs – but change will be hampered without bank involvement, panellists say
Dealers have been given the go-ahead to bundle together execution and clearing businesses – offering cut-price clearing as a way to attract clients to their trading desks. That could shut would-be rivals out of the market. By Matt Cameron and Joe Rennison...
Some European buy-side firms will have to clear indirectly – through a local clearing member linked to a US counterpart – in order to access clearing houses in the US. But US clearing members cannot comply with European rules on asset protection –...
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.
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