DBS is set to become the first financial institution to offer renminbi structured notes and unit trust to private banking clients in Singapore on February 28. The bank has also drawn up contingency plans...
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The CSRC plans to ban derivatives dealers from using QFII quotas to on-sell derivatives mirroring CSI 300 index futures contracts to offshore clients. The move looks set to challenge ETF fund managers when hedging China index-tracking funds.
China's State Council is advising the Shenzhen municipal government and local regulators about permitting renminbi conversion outside of currency restrictions
Hong Kong and Shanghai are set to more closely align clearing and settlement systems enabling the cross-listing of instruments such as exchange-traded funds. Meanwhile, the Chinese authorities plan to encourage state-owned enterprises to launch so-called...
HKEx plans to beef up its risk management following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 by introducing margin rules and seeking more funds from cash clearing members. The move would bring cash clearing more in line with existing derivatives...
Hong Kong joins Japan in mandating central counterparty clearing for OTC derivatives with CCPs and a central repository expected to be set up in the coming months.
Asian banks likely to opt for harmonised OTC clearing approach with the US and expect higher hedging costs for corporates
Traditional exchanges have nothing to fear from alternative trading venues as long as they keep innovating, according to the Singapore Exchange’s head of corporate and market strategy. OTC derivatives central counterparty clearing, meanwhile, presents...
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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