Foreign exchange (fx)
Long euro derivatives positions caught up in proposed legislation, while doubts remain over the exemption of market-makers
Investors shift allocations to US dollar products as euro sinks.
Germany broadens shorting ban scope
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Winners of the Risk España dealer rankings explain how hedging related to sovereign debt issuance and Latin America will be key revenue sources in 2010.
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.