Banks are advising companies to protect themselves against an expected rise in interest rates. But with rates so low and the cost of swaps so high, does hedging really make sense?
The Dalian Commodity Exchange saw the first delivery of its iron ore contract this month – does the success of the onshore China contract threaten Singapore Exchange’s pre-eminent position in the iron...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Limited liquidity on long-dated CPO listed derivatives means users are looking to use centrally cleared OTC swaps
A new survey from Isda shows end-users are pessimistic about rules requiring the use of swap trading platforms, and also believe the lag between US and European implementation has split liquidity along geographic lines
Swaps reforms and new prudential rules for banks could hurt end-users, by fragmenting the market, driving up costs and reducing liquidity – that’s the view of end-users themselves, polled by the International Swaps and Derivatives Association on the...
End-users are sceptical about the health benefits of derivatives market reforms, according to a new Isda survey. Here, a selection of firms explain why they fear rules designed to improve the market will instead be its undoing. Tom Osborn reports
JP Morgan’s decision to accept a $1.5 billion FVA charge when revaluing its book has put pressure on other banks to follow, but there is no consensus on even fundamental issues, such as which funding spread to use – let alone the mind-melting complexity...
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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