Securities house becomes first onshore firm licensed to trade with offshore dealers
Job changes in the derivatives, regulation and risk industry throughout Asia
Securities firms in China have begun trading OTC equity derivatives, with a final master agreement expected soon
On the move
Hong Kong's efforts to create an offshore renminbi fixing rate are viewed as strategically important for the development of the offshore renminbi, with such a benchmark essential for the growth of CNH derivatives, say market experts
A new 2.5% minimum loan-loss reserve requirement to be implemented in China under Basel III is likely to reduce the ability of banks to distribute profits to shareholders
One of China's leading securities houses sees a bright future for domestic investment banks developing hedge fund-like trading businesses, once securities short-selling is further liberalised on the mainland through the establishment of a central securities...
The renminbi deliverable forwards market has hit at least $28 million during the first month of trading following an agreement in July between the the PBOC and HKMA that enabled Hong Kong to act as an offshore centre for the Chinese currency.
China is the world’s fastest-growing consumer of base metals and its appetite for raw materials has resulted in a staggering growth in onshore listed derivatives. But its relevance to the institutional markets is still limited. Georgina Lee reports
Shares in Citic Pacific, the Hong Kong arm of the Chinese state investment company Citic, fell 55% today after the company admitted a $2 billion loss on poorly-managed forex hedges.
The People's Bank of China (PBOC) has opened up the country's spot FX market to over-the-counter trades, and authorised the China Foreign Exchange Trading System (CFETS) to determine the daily central parity rate for the RMB against foreign currencies.
China’s Citic Industrial Bank has adopted SunGard’s Panorama risk management solution, which marks the US trading and risk management systems firm’s first major client in the potentially lucrative Chinese market. And as the country’s largest banks...