Swaps-to-futures switch at Ice – plus hedge fund regulatory changes – behind threefold jump in numbers taking futures trading exam
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Central Bank of Ireland adviser says reforms will cause an "Ice Age" in the derivatives market
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US-based trading firm bullish on the potential for energy trading in the Philippines
The decision by Ice to speed up the transition of its cleared OTC energy contracts to futures reflects regulatory uncertainty, and is likely to be replicated by other exchanges, says CFTC commissioner
The extraterritorial impact of the US Dodd-Frank could be sidestepped by Asian players opting to conduct swap trades with players outside of the regulation’s orbit
CME Group's European exchange, set to begin trading foreign exchange futures next year, will offer a competitive alternative to other exchanges, says the group's head of forex and rates
HKEx broadens type of RMB derivatives available to the market
Two Australian banks speaking at Risk & Return Australia are critical of LCH.Clearnet for not meeting local market needs with its central clearing operation
Proposal for a transaction tax on futures and options could have a dramatic impact on Korea's derivatives market
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