RIP OTC: Swap futures gaining buy-side fans
It’s the biggest futures exchange in the world, so CME Group naturally has both friends and enemies. Some of its friends are very well connected – and some of its enemies claim this influence has been used to stifle competition, allowing the exchange...
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
Licensing agreement could be worth up to 20% of revenues from patented contract, and is seen as an attempt by Goldman Sachs to hedge its bets as new rules threaten OTC market profits
Moves by Japan structured product dealers to hedge out their long vega risk have created opportunities in the dividend swap markets for investors. But is this strategy really a one-way bet?
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
Exotic commodity derivatives will become even less attractive to the Asian market following Ice's move to transform swaps to futures
How to mend the Libor process
'Fair and unconflicted' but under pressure
OTC market-maker in waiting
The future of swaps?
We are not too big
Asia’s volatility products are not yet liquid enough to draw local investors away from the CBOE Vix
Brief filed by 17 Democrats at DC court will not influence court, says Sharon Brown-Hruska
Futures market participants expect tougher - and more expensive - collateral protections to be introduced as a result of the MF Global debacle, and the CFTC is ruling nothing out