Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME)
With the price of over-the-counter swaps predicted to increase as new derivatives rules take effect, futures are being touted as an efficient alternative hedging tool, but are they a perfect fit? Bl...
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Central counterparties a ‘Maginot line’ that won’t prevent financial breakdown, argues Queen’s University at Kingston assistant professor
Added cost and mutualised risk will discourage direct clearing participation, panel concludes
Seeds of change
On Tuesday, US President Barack Obama launched a new initiative aimed at curbing speculation in energy markets, arguing that it would help ease the pain of high gasoline prices. He urged Congress to...
Competition in forex clearing intensifies as LCH.Clearnet receives regulatory approval and Ice explains how its rival offering will differentiate itself
Central clearing will place a huge burden on end-users, forcing CCPs to consider how best to create operational and margin efficiencies
Dealers will be able to cross-margin interest rate swaps, and eurodollar and Treasury futures, from May
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