As competition in standardised products gets increasingly fierce, brokers can either slug it out, or diversify into illiquid markets. Gottex Brokers is doing both, its chief executive, Raphaël More...
RBS cuts businesses it saved from the axe last year; O'Connor takes up Isda chairman's role full time; Deutsche's Wayne takes on US forex role; new role for Lipton at Bank of America; Williams swaps...
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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Hundreds more firms will be required to start clearing in the US today, and FCMs are warning there could be an increase in rejected trades as a result
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Pension funds tend not to have a lot of cash lying around, making it difficult for them to meet clearing house margin calls. Specialist asset manager Insight Investment is pressing for a solution. B...
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.