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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 rem...
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
With regulators struggling to get comfortable with insurers’ internal models, and with the memory of the subprime crisis still lingering, the question of how to ensure that the models are robust i...
A speaker at FX Week Asia argued that further liberalisation of the RMB was on the cards in the near future
The latest European Securities and Markets Authority guidelines for Ucits ETFs will make life more difficult for physically backed ETFs and point to a growing acceptance of synthetic funds
A failure of bank governance is behind the recent Libor rate-fixing scandal – and these kinds of failings could pose systemic risks, says José Viñals
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