Foreign exchange (fx)
European Commission's Patrick Pearson says no member state has advocated an outright exemption for foreign exchange clearing
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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Algorithmic trading is taking hold in the foreign exchange market, leaving prime brokers regularly having to handle several hundred thousand trades a day. On busy days last year, volumes came close to hitting capacity at several banks and slowed vital...
Interdealer broker Icap will launch decimalised pricing on major currency pairs on EBS Spot on February 14, the broker told FX Week.
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...
Barclays Capital’s December 2010 Global Outlook forecast for this year advises investors to buy commodities, credit and stay long-equities. Growth in 2011 is predicted to reach 4.5% as fears of a double-dip recession recede.
Asian banks likely to opt for harmonised OTC clearing approach with the US and expect higher hedging costs for corporates
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