The European Central Bank’s insistence that all euro clearing take place within the eurozone was at the heart of December’s row between the UK and the rest of the European Union. David Cameron was...
Solvency II is expected to lead to changes in insurers’ investment strategies. Janko Gorter and Melle Bijlsma argue that the effects on the financial markets and the real economy may not be as significant...
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Rather than rushing to increase regulation and potentially creating compliance costs and regulatory risks, authorities should be getting involved at the ground level to improve supervision, says Lars Hansen, Swedish insurer SEB Life’s chief risk officer...
Disputes over the valuation of collateralised derivatives trades have pushed the industry to develop a new standard credit support annex. A solution has been proposed – but some Asian banks have raised concerns about the dominant role given to the US...
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With the deepening crisis in the eurozone, emerging market debt is looking an ever more attractive investment. Blake Evans-Pritchard reports
Carbon prices under the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme have dropped dramatically this year and are widely expected to remain low for some time. Jay Maroo looks at the implications of this for the market as it approaches its third phase in 2013...
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