This three-part series looks at the various factors that firms across the ecosystem of global FX markets - from the buy-side, the sell-side, and the supporting community of technology vendors and service providers - should consider in order to, not just survive, but to thrive in this dynamic and ever-changing environment.
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The CSRC plans to ban derivatives dealers from using QFII quotas to on-sell derivatives mirroring CSI 300 index futures contracts to offshore clients. The move looks set to challenge ETF fund manage...
Edhec plans to carry out research on the uses of derivatives instruments for portfolio management in Asia from its new Singapore office.
BarCap launches Asia-Pacific convertible bonds index
Citi and HSBC have newly established family office units in the region just weeks after similar moves by Credit Suisse and UBS.
Standard Chartered's most recent Start deal proved oversubscribed, suggesting a returning credit risk appetite in Asia. Meanwhile, more CLOs are expected this year.
China's State Council is advising the Shenzhen municipal government and local regulators about permitting renminbi conversion outside of currency restrictions
Improved corporate governance in Asia could lead to greater institutional demand for the region's hedge funds
Goldman Sachs says investors should get exposure to crude oil, and put a $105 per barrel price target on it, as one of the supply-constrained commodities China most needs, David Walker reports.
Asian regulators note the risk of future market volatility due to fund outflows from the region or external global difficulties, suggesting that both Chiang Mai and short selling are among topics th...
Hong Kong and Shanghai are set to more closely align clearing and settlement systems enabling the cross-listing of instruments such as exchange-traded funds. Meanwhile, the Chinese authorities plan ...
Speculative inflows into the region could present a greater threat to the region than the global financial crisis, according to senior regional government and regulatory officials attending the Asia...
Vietnam is looking at a theoretical date of 2015 for Basel II, however, planned hikes in capital requirements are a cause for concern for some bankers.
Morgan Stanley has made a senior appointment in mainland China and received permission to trade agricultural products onshore in the country as part of the US investment bank’s efforts to grow its...
HKEx plans to beef up its risk management following the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers in September 2008 by introducing margin rules and seeking more funds from cash clearing members. The move would ...
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