Barry Cheung, chairman at the Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange, speaks to Lianna Brinded about the liberalisation of China's renminbi and the positive effects it will have on energy and commodities.
US market participants say Dodd-Frank reforms should be phased in, foresee uncertainty and potential market disruption post-implementation
The methods Asian energy and commodities companies use to finance and hedge projects have merged, says Natixis’s Asia-Pacific energy and commodities chief
Financial risk manager from the US’s largest utility, Southern Company, says regulators should make sure they make a distinction between physical and financial transactions before setting US regulatory changes in stone
Chicago Merchantile Exchange's (CME) Asia energy and metals chief says the group’s central counterparty clearing (CCP) house removes the possibility of a ‘black swan’ incident
Qantas Airways’ head of risk believes the company could take more risks within its hedging programme
China's growth as a consumer in the energy and commodities global market could eventually sway price movements, says Hong Kong Mercantile Exchange’s Cheung
Most large banks had less exposure to market risk during the second quarter, despite volatile conditions in many asset classes.
Forcing energy and commodities contracts into central counterparty (CCP) clearing is “potentially dangerous”, says Isda's Noyes
The revival in structured products activity in the Nordic region recently can now boast an increase in the number of issuers on the NDX
Bank of England paper identifies specific information gaps in cross-border banking statistics published by Bank for International Settlements; improvements thought to be under way
Power market risk managers face a new set of liquidity and market risks if the European Union (EU) enforces proposed regulation changes, says RWE chief
Sovereign debt crisis raises fears about correlation of derivative collateral denominated in domestic currencies
Nick Terras has left Schulte Roth & Zabel to join Ashurst's derivatives products group in London
Post-trade reporting and collateral seen as way to push OTC derivatives towards central clearing
Central counterparties are wrongly perceived as being more expensive than OTC transactions, says a leading economist.
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The former Enron derivatives pioneer believes forcing trades on exchanges will benefit niche players and smaller companies
Power risk managers may face previously unforeseen cost challenges in the next few years, as not enough research has been done to quantify the marginal effects carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions prices will have on the electricity generation sector, says...
Accountants condemn a proposal to use IAS 39 as a means to determine whether a derivative has to be cleared through a central counterparty.
The Bafin decree on short selling in May signalled a lack of agreement by European regulators, say participants
The resurgence of market volatility and growing regulatory uncertainty have made the past 12 months challenging for investors. In this difficult environment, respondents to Risk’s institutional investor survey voted JP Morgan the top provider of derivatives....