Asia Risk 15: A steep learning curve for interest rate derivatives


The development of Asia’s interest rate markets, measured by market liquidity, maturity of contracts and types of instruments available, has increased dramatically during the past 15 years. Indeed, the size and relevance of Asia’s economies means failing to measure the region’s collective pulse can prove a costly mistake for any serious participants in global fixed income. 

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