Extreme shifts in foreign exchange rates have forced corporate treasurers to reconsider their hedging strategies. With currency volatility expected to remain high, many are shifting away from complex structures...
The continued slashing of interest rates in both the US and Australia in December has dealt Japanese power reverse dual currency (PRDC) investors more bad news. The products are now unlikely to pay coupons...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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The sharp depreciation in the Mexican peso in early October caused heavy losses for Mexican corporates holding foreign exchange derivatives. The country's regulator has now started an investigation into corporate disclosure. What are the implications...
The weak dollar and high implied volatility in currency markets has claimed a number of victims in the corporate sector, with some notching up significant mark-to-market losses on currency hedges. A number of firms have been forced to take a fresh look...
Facing significant mark-to-market losses on currency derivatives transactions, a handful of Indian corporates have filed lawsuits claiming they are victims of mis-selling. Could this derail the country's nascent derivatives market? By Wietske Blees
A sharp spike in dollar/yen volatility, combined with overall greenback weakness, is causing acute problems for investors and hedgers alike. And fears about the state of the world's second-most traded currency pair are spreading. Kathleen Kearney reports...
Foreign exchange (FX) markets are in the midst of profound change, yet many investment managers who trade currencies are unaware of it. The Continuous Linked Settlement (CLS) service offered by CLS Bank International provides a process to manage settlement...
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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