Fitch lifts Estonian credit rating two notches, citing benefits of eurozone membership and strong fiscal performance; Moody’s downgrades Ireland on poor growth projections, worries over bad bank
Foreign exchange is held back from fulfilling its potential as an asset class because of counterparty risk issues, said panellists.
Japanese plans to limit leverage on margin trading to a maximum of 50 times collateral in August could affect Australian dollar/yen cross rates.
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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Increasing currency volatility has prompted a reappraisal of insurers’ foreign exchange hedging approach – a phenomenon that will be accelerated, particularly in the Nordic regions, with the advent of Solvency II. Laurie Carver reports
South African, Nigerian and Ghanaian central bank governors say path to regional and continent-wide single currency littered with obstacles; single currency will not correct underlying problems
Blanket forex exemption dropped from final bill; Treasury to determine issue
Asian exporters and importers are waiting to see more investment and hedging instruments for offshore renminbi before adopting the currency for trading
The recent financial crisis in the west has presented China with a range of challenges as well as opportunities.
The viability of the Eurozone project continues to weigh on fixed income market, says chief investment officer of DB Advisors.
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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