Exit of "tourist money" from Asia provides more attractive funding options for firms swapping CNH into USD
The relaxation of the Fed stance on tapering hasn't reassured South-east Asian corporates
Measures to reduce Indian currency volatility may prove a short-term boost to domestic OTC markets
Issuance of Basel III-compliant bonds in India likely to be followed in Australia and Malaysia but investors are cautious of potential dangers
Banks in the region may struggle to find the capital to support balance sheet expansion if economic growth continues
New rules aim to promote the market but banks still prefer the WMP route
Masking of counterparty name extended to June 30, 2014
Supervisors must decide whether to include electricity in derivatives reform despite high prices and industry opposition
Editorial: Growing pains
International frameworks for CCPs should be the primary source of jurisdictional equivalence assessments, according to Iosco's Alder.
MAS proposal on financial benchmark setting aims to hold banks more accountable by imposing criminal and civil punishment
Living on the hedge
Asia Risk commodity rankings 2013
The stalled coking coal swaps market may benefit from increasing spot coking coal trade, with more players reportedly belatedly switching over to shorter-term pricing contracts
New clearing rules are not on the agenda of most insurers in Asia, but as derivatives use increases they could become more relevant. Blake Evans-Pritchard reports
China central bank "blind" to potential capital market reaction in its attempts to clamp down on the shadow banking sector
Current regulatory approach makes further financial crises as "certain as the amen in the church"
The move towards OIS discounting is proving difficult enough for banks in US and European markets but firms in Asia are facing the added difficulty of a dealing with multiple currencies
Internal and external IT risks are often the result of companies falling behind, conference told
Despite sharp falls in the value of the rupee and large dollar-denominated loan exposures, Indian corporates are not feeling the effect on their balance sheets
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