South Korea is emerging from the financial crisis with a vastly different financial system and a steady stream of new rules – some pre-planned, some a direct response to the crisis. But for delegates...
Hyundai Securities' technology deal with Sophis may be the start of a trend as Korean firms build their structured products capabilities
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