A thirst for yield coupled with a lack of interest in plain FTSE-linked structures is rekindling demand for inflation-linked products in the UK
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The global head of credit research and strategy at BNP Paribas, Robert McAdie, tells Credit developed market corporates will struggle to manage inflation in 2011
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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.