As the hedging market for freight becomes more liquid, container freight options are likely to play a greater part in the composition of trade prices between exporters and importers, according to Brian Dempsey, a director at Kerry Logistics.
Singapore Exchange has recruited Michael Syn as its first head of derivatives in a bid to bolster its trading business.
Elbert Pattijn, chief risk officer at DBS in Singapore, believes modifications to Basel III liquidity rules made late last year may still fall short of industry requirements to meet the final regulatory definitions of high quality liquid assets.
Institutional investors in Asia have some way to go to meet on-going regulatory requirements as set out by Dodd-Frank, the European Commission and other initiatives aimed at mitigating risks inherent with over-the-counter derivatives, a BNY Mellon survey...
A taste for dim sum
Australian weather spells trouble for coal markets
Chinese corporates will now have access to onshore and offshore hedging markets
Martin Wheatley has been named head of the UK's Consumer Protection and Markets Authority, one of the two bodies that will be created in 2012 to replace the FSA. See link below for extended interview.
Emerging markets: braced for the end of the party?
Energising the future
Looking beyond 2012
Behind China’s great currency wall
Editor's letter: February 2011
And the winner is...
Surge in ETFs tracking Standard & Poor's indexes
Andrew Sheng, a veteran regulator who acts as a chief adviser to China’s top banking regulator, believes ‘creative destruction’ needs to take place when financial engineering goes beyond an optimal level, as it did in 2007-2008.
Yield enhancement on Asian equity indexes through call overwriting
Litigation claims fraud perpetrated by foreign banks and the RBI
The game changer
Risk vs reward
The spoils of war