Asian exchanges considering co-operation agreements to boost liquidity

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A number of Asian exchanges are in discussions to set up mutual offset deals that would enable trades to be cleared across different locations as a means to counter the fractured liquidity of multiple venues across the region. However, political considerations could stymie such moves. Following leaked news of a proposed co-operation agreement between ASX and CME which would enable Australian firms to clear trades through the local exchange while allowing international players the option to cl