Foreign exchange (fx)
Contracts for difference continue to nip at the heels of the leveraged structured products market in Germany, helped in part by having escaped the attention of regulators. But given their risky reputation...
High cost of hedging out forex exposure in volatile currencies is unnecessary due to the correlation between the underlying asset and currency it's denominated in, investors believe
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Options prices are driven by supply and demand in the market while simultaneously being bound by no-arbitrage restrictions. This makes it difficult to create models for their prediction. Petros Dellaportas and Aleksandar Mijatović use a simple time series...
The spring and summer seasons bring a number of important operational risk conferences, among them OpRisk USA and OpRisk Europe, both of which are organized by the publishers of this journal. There are currently a number of hot topics in the industry...
Nordic CCP had hoped to be clearing NDFs by November 2013, but insists it has not abandoned the idea – it's just a less pressing need with customers focusing on interest rate swap and credit default swap clearing
Probes into currency market manipulation are gathering pace, and the findings are expected to be every bit as damaging as those relating to Libor rigging. But they may come with an even bigger price tag. Fiona Maxwell reports
"We need a solution," says Esma spokesman
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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