French bank executes first major options trade on latest Japan index but hedging will remain an issue until futures are launched in November
Commodities have been the mainstay of China's derivative markets so far but the launch of equity options on two of the country's main exchanges could see this dominance challenged
Region looks attractive after an extended period of serious problems
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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.
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