Nordic wonders

Nordic Risk Rankings 2008


The expansion of the Nordic derivatives markets has continued apace in the past 12 months, but the main drivers of activity have changed markedly since Nordic Risk conducted its inaugural derivatives rankings in 2007. Back then, buoyant equity markets and strong economic fundamentals fuelled associated growth in derivatives usage.

Since the second half of 2007, the trend has increasingly moved towards volatility. This has been evident in everything from the contagion effects of the global credit

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