Foreign exchange (fx)
Industry's concerns starting to be reflected in legislation proposals
Asia became the largest exchange-traded derivatives contracts market for the first time last year. It now holds top spots in terms of contracts volumes for equity, metals and foreign exchange products....
The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 will not force a weakening of the yen, according to currency strategists focused on the region.
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Barclays Capital is moving several of its foreign exchange heads into new roles as it merges two structuring entities.
Global foreign exchange markets were dominated by the same themes for most of 2010, with a focus on the US economy and quantitative easing in light of weakening US data. But inflationary pressures and possible interest rate hikes are presenting structurers...
Structured products are still big in Japan, despite the damage inflicted by the collapse of Lehman Brothers. While activity in the institutional market has yet to recover, public distribution channels brimming with simpler products are increasingly popular...
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has conducted what is believed to be the first currency swap in China with a corporate client after Safe gave the green light for such transactions to start trading on March 1.
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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