FCMs do not have capacity to sign up all category 2 firms, market participants warn – and swap futures stand to benefit
The first clearing mandates came into force in the US on March 11, but there is still plenty of uncertainty about how certain parts of the new regulatory framework will function. In this roundtable discussion,...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Forthcoming Sef rules will not address margin concerns raised by Bloomberg
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Since over-the-counter derivatives were first invented in the 1980s, exchanges have viewed the market through jealous eyes. Over the years, they have made numerous efforts to grab a piece of the action – a notable success being the decision by Atlanta-based...
Ability to customise hedges means swaps are still the best way to manage many exposures, conference told
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CME to offer CNH futures from February 25; becomes second provider after HKEx launched CNH futures contract last September
Swaps-to-futures switch at Ice – plus hedge fund regulatory changes – behind threefold jump in numbers taking futures trading exam
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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