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Inconsistent pricing across traditionally segmented markets has been greatly reduced in recent years. Much of this improved market efficiency is due to the efforts of hedge funds. David Rowe argues, however, that the very success of these funds may be...
Until recently, there was little legal protection from foreign investment risk.But the past few years have seen the rise of the bilateral investment treaty(BIT). Matthew Saunders shows how BITs can benefit the energy sector
Surging oil prices have put pressure on Asian currencies, but the impact has been magnified by other factors influencing the region, analysts told RiskNews’ sister publication, FX Week .
The SEC plans to force US securities firms to tighten up their value-at-risk reporting. Its decision comes as VAR at the world’s leading financial services firms soared an average 25.8% last year. Who are the biggest risk-takers, and are risk managers...
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has forged a ground- breaking deal with a central bank-sponsored foreign exchange trading platform in China, in a move hailed by US government officials as a crucial step towards renminbi flexibility, reports RiskNews’...
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