Foreign exchange (fx)
Bank of Israel governor Stanley Fischer calls on IMF to draw up set of international rules on foreign exchange intervention
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 as...
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 risks...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Net inflows into emerging markets products have skyrocketed in recent years as they have entrenched themselves in global portfolios and become the success story of the decade. But some market participants worry that their perceived growth potential might...
JP Morgan has partnered with fund manager Permal to launch an index that combines trading strategies with risk management.
Collateral agreements are becoming popular in the over-the-counter derivatives market. Masaaki Fujii and Akihiko Takahashi demonstrate its significant impact on derivatives pricing with a direct link to the cross-currency market. The importance of embedded...
The CSRC plans to ban derivatives dealers from using QFII quotas to on-sell derivatives mirroring CSI 300 index futures contracts to offshore clients. The move looks set to challenge ETF fund managers when hedging China index-tracking funds.
China's State Council is advising the Shenzhen municipal government and local regulators about permitting renminbi conversion outside of currency restrictions
Barclays Capital has launched an index that provides investors with liquid exposure to local currency bonds in emerging markets.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future