China conduit concerns
New rules on derivatives
Cracking the code
The evolution of swap pricing
On the move
The nuclear question
Race to de-risk
Treacherous path ahead
The Lehman caseload
Securitised debt markets in Asia are poised for growth, but challenges remain
Foreign exchange options debuted in mainland China today with a number of deals taking place. China now has an onshore market for forex forwards, forex options, forex swaps and cross-currency swap, offering market participants more hedging tools as the...
Energising the future
Air China will seek simpler hedging strategies when its current contracts expire. Meanwhile, other airlines in Asia are taking differing approaches to hedging, with some risking big profit losses by staying completely unhedged.
Mandate may be awarded to mix of foreign and local banks, PDMO official says
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has named Ravi Menon as its new managing director. He replaces Heng Swee Keat who is leaving administrative service.
John van Verre, HSBC's head of global custody at HSBC Securities Services, has told ICFA there has been little impact to its business in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami.
Proprietary traders moving from banks to Hong Kong hedge funds has helped the industry turn a corner, say hedge fund market participants, and an SFC hedge fund report indicates the industry is bouncing back in Asia.
HKMA’s Yuen urges banks to take action now on Basel III LCR; warns of negative impact for corporate debt markets
Banks should begin preparing in earnest to meet the Basel III liquidity requirements as regulators begin the process of supervising banks’ compliance with the new rules, according to the deputy chief executive of the HKMA.