Foreign exchange (FX)
"Allowing CCPs to settle FX trades bilaterally would reintroduce Herstatt risk, so it would certainly be preferable to have CCPs become either direct or third-party members of CLS," says LCH.Clearne...
South African investors bank on Australian dollar
Iosco members fail to agree on whether organised trading platforms for derivatives should source liquidity from multiple institutions.
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Kay Swinburne criticises colleagues in the European Parliament for failing to tackle the question of whether forex contracts need to be subjected to new clearing and reporting requirements
London remained the biggest financial centre for foreign exchange in 2010 according to semi-annual volume figures published in the UK and US on January 31, despite speculation it might be overtaken ...
Advocates of an exemption from mandatory central clearing requirements for foreign exchange swaps and forwards have won the support of the UK government, as a senior treasury official admits to the ...
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China's State Council is advising the Shenzhen municipal government and local regulators about permitting renminbi conversion outside of currency restrictions
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