Banks remain hesitant on the subject of contingent convertible instruments, but could a recent issuance by Allianz spark interest among insurers as a tool for raising capital? Thomas Whittaker reports...
The latest exchange-traded notes from Barclays, Credit Suisse and RBS offer alternative strategies aimed at making the most of market volatility or hedging against tougher conditions
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Dodd-Frank and Sefs set to encourage growth in algorithmic execution of OTC derivatives, say dealers
Asia-Pacific head of flow financing for prime services departs Credit Suisse with Dereke Seeto named as his replacement
Aggregation services are being touted as one way to reunite a fragmented trading landscape – but they will need to navigate different trading and communication protocols, plus a market that could consolidate of its own accord. Clive Davidson reports...
Compared with other markets, algorithmic execution is rare in the over-the-counter world – at least for clients. That could change rapidly if regulation forces more electronic trading while also fragmenting liquidity. Mark Pengelly reports
The announcement of ITV’s longevity swap could indicate a sea change in pension funds’ approach to risk management solutions. However, smaller funds could find themselves left behind. Thomas Whittaker reports
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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