A proposed ¥6 billion threshold for Japanese banks to trade swaps electronically from September 2015 will only capture the "10 or 20" largest dealers, providing relief to many smaller financial institutions...
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French bank executes first major options trade on latest Japan index but hedging will remain an issue until futures are launched in November
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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