The foreign exchange options market cooled off significantly last year, as September 11 and lower forex volatility kept dealers away. Risk’s third annual survey of 13 large forex options houses reveals...
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Derivatives market expansion slowed significantly for the period 1998-2001 relative to the three years before, reported the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) today.
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The Treasury Workstation Integration Standards Team (Twist) initiative has finalised a number of new standards for improving straight-through processing and reducing credit and operational risk in the trading of foreign exchange and other instruments....
Allied Irish Banks’ (AIB) announcement that the losses incurred by John Rusnak date back to 1997 reinforced foreign exchange traders’ belief that a compliance failure is responsible for the firm’s trading losses. Traders strongly defended their...
Basel II is set to come into play in 2005, bringing a host of opportunities for vendors along with the new framework for banking supervision. Andrew Partridge examines the potential and some of the challenges for the suppliers and users of financial technology....
NEW YORK -- Three Scandinavian currencies -- the Swedish, Danish and Norwegian crowns -- will be added to the seven currencies already eligible for trading on the planned continuous linked settlement (CLS) service for currency markets.CLS Bank International,...
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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