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Central bank efficiency drive follows review by Deloitte, and other Changing Hats stories from the past month
Job changes in the derivatives, regulation and risk industry throughout Asia
A push to eliminate fuel subsidies across much of Africa, the Middle East and Asia is raising interest in the use of commodity hedging by governments as a way of containing social unrest. But it remains...
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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More energy importing countries are in talks about hedging fuel purchases after Morocco’s sovereign hedging deal, say bankers
As China relaxes controls on its currency, the yuan is set to become more widely used. However, government control is likely to be maintained. Full convertibility may never happen, says Jim O’Neill
IMF chief economist says ‘three-speed’ global economy could be dangerous
Currently only two Asian currencies figure on international clearing houses’ list of suitable collateral, but with another five CCPs set to be launched around the region the spectrum of instruments used will broaden. What will be acceptable and will...
The relaxation of the LCR partially addresses the liquidity concerns of Asian banks over Basel III, but as the region moves towards the central clearing of over-the-counter derivatives concerns over the availability of the right sort of instruments remain...
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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