Foreign exchange (FX)
Tools for tackling tail risk
Forex investment has became more challenging, as market-making banks facing new regulation have become less willing to take risk, say buy-side firms
Japanese regulator implements new rules to increase transparency of complex fund products such as double-deckers
This white paper looks at the heavy impact of regulation on investment managers, the mitigation of outsourcing risk, inefficiencies in corporate actions processing and the growing importance of collateral management.
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Steady volume rises in US and UK indicative of healthy state of foreign exchange markets
Amid a surge in demand for exposure to emerging markets currency debt from private investors, HSBC Private Bank prefers building structured products around Asian assets to emerging Europe
Retail investors in Hong Kong are favouring equity-linked investments on the back of more stringent regulatory requirements for structured products. At the same time, the appetite for foreign exchan...
OCC: equity derivatives to get a cross-margin service
Banks will not be able to avoid passing on the hefty costs of regulatory reform to their buy-side clients, argued participants at the ACI UK’s annual square mile debate
Updated guidance on foreign exchange settlement risk from the Basel Committee and CPSS was originally expected by the end of 2011, but now has an expanded remit
On the bright side
Progress to create a new set of industry standard codes to identify institutions, products and transactions is moving forward as regulatory reporting deadlines loom, but it remains one of the bigges...
Tackling the tail
Risk awards 2012
Despite being exempt from clearing and exchange trading requirements in the US and Europe, some corporate treasurers fear they might have little choice but to execute forex options on electronic pla...
Members of the FX Joint Standing Committee comment on the recently reviewed Nips code, which includes a new section on electronic trading
This whitepaper reviews the fundamental changes of Liquidity Risk Management under Basel III. It discusses how institutions can meet the regulatory requirements on liquidity risk management by enhancing their liquidity risk analytics, funds transfer pricing methodologies, liquidity stress testing frameworks, and enterprise risk management platforms.