Exchange-traded fund (ETF) volumes have grown dramatically in Asia in the past couple of years as investors have used them to access new markets and underlyings. Now Islamic ETFs are being readied to...
Choo Yee Kwan, chief risk officer for OCBC Malaysia, believes good risk management is all about being sensitive to the complementary roles of quantitative risk modelling and human discretion. Georgina...
The World Federation of Exchanges has urged US Treasury secretary Tim Geithner to keep forex derivatives under Dodd-Frank to block banks from using the exception for interest rate derivatives transactions....
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Asian regulators are increasingly warming to the concept of an Asian funds passport similar to the Ucits directive of the European Union. This might result in the region having its own cross-border fund vehicle enabling funds to be freely 'passported'...
Andrew Fung, head of treasury and investment at Hang Seng Bank in Hong Kong, believes the Hong Kong and Chinese governments should simplify procedures for offshore renminbi to be remitted to mainland China. This would increase the appeal of RMB bond funds...
Cross-border listings through fungible depository receipts is seen as one way for corporates to diversify funding sources and promote investor interest by exploiting equity arbitrage opportunities
Asia Risk Congress 2010: Hong Kong finance official says government is pushing China to further ease controls on ‘dim sum’ bonds. Meanwhile, an open-ended renminbi bond fund by Income Partners is launched
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Bursa Malaysia started distributing its commodity, equity and financial futures contracts on the CME Group’s electronic trading platform in September. Chong Kim Seng, head of the exchange’s derivatives unit, hopes the tie-up will make Malaysia’s...
Eleven central banks and monetary authorities are teaming up with Islamic multilateral organisations in an effort to bolster supply of highly rated, short-term Islamic paper through an entity called the International Islamic Liquidity Management Corp....
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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