Dealers found a way to protect some cross-currency swaps from heavy new capital requirements last year, by adding foreign exchange options into the structure – but the powers of the technique are ...
In some ways, the past 12 months were easier for foreign exchange dealers than 2011, which saw the imposition of a Swiss franc peg, severe volatility in the Brazilian real, the nerve-shredding US debt...
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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Volatility returned to eurodollar last week, as forex traders priced further downside risk into euro options
Forex clearing will be restricted to non-deliverable forwards as US authorities discuss whether settlement risk can be properly managed for cleared forex options, according to speakers at the FX Wee...
Currency-linked structures likely to become more popular in Hong Kong with retail investors. But take-up of volatility products is still muted despite erratic markets due to concerns about complexit...
The Clearing Corporation of India is already well ahead of rivals in Asia when it comes to receiving OTC interest rate derivatives data. It now looks set to become the country’s trade repository f...
Demand has switched from downside euro/Swiss franc options to upside options in anticipation of further Swiss franc weakening measures from SNB, say senior options traders
Hong Kong interbank participants have created the first US dollar to offshore renminbi price fixing giving the city first-mover advantage in becoming an offshore centre for renminbi products such as...
The first exotic currency options have been listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange as market participants anticipate moves towards on-exchange trading
Annual results confirm significant investment in developing clearing services for FX options
Iosco members fail to agree on whether organised trading platforms for derivatives should source liquidity from multiple institutions.
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.