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CPSS-Iosco guaranteed settlement requirements make foreign exchange options clearing more difficult, say participants
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Hong Kong interbank participants have created the first US dollar to offshore renminbi price fixing giving the city first-mover advantage in becoming an offshore centre for renminbi products such as derivatives, say market participants
Corporates operating in the Asia-Pacific region have faced dramatic increases in many domestic currencies versus the US dollar, and large disparities between domestic and developed world interest rates during the past 12 months. Against this backdrop...
Hong Kong's efforts to create an offshore renminbi fixing rate are viewed as strategically important for the development of the offshore renminbi, with such a benchmark essential for the growth of CNH derivatives, say market experts
Complex fixed-income structures and hybrid products are finding an increasing significance among regional investors, with demand coming from private individuals, macro asset managers and sovereign wealth funds. The Asian market is estimated at $50 billion,...
China permitted the trading of onshore cross-currency swaps by end-users in March and the purchase of forex options by corporates in April. Market participants see the move as part of a gradual expansion of hedging instruments being made available in...
Foreign exchange options debuted in mainland China today with a number of deals taking place. China now has an onshore market for forex forwards, forex options, forex swaps and cross-currency swap, offering market participants more hedging tools as the...
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