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 –...
Ability to customise hedges means swaps are still the best way to manage many exposures, conference told
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New rules would see OTC markets over-margined, while futures may be under-margined - and there could be systemic implications
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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