Business continuity planning struggles to prepare for a one-in-1,000-year event such as the Japan disaster.
Natural disaster increases Japanese risk perceptions, while spreads narrow in the eurozone
Bank of Japan makes largest-ever same-day funds operation in bid to subdue market panic following Tohoku earthquake
Bank of Japan moves to assure investors that financial infrastructures are still working; central bank will work to maintain smooth liquidity, settlement conditions
Japan has emerged as a fertile market for equity funds and now a structured equity fund has also caught the eye of Japanese investors hungry for yield in a low-interest environment.
Ahead of the curve
Bank of England paper uses BIS banking stats to show potential for cross-border contagion has been rising for past two decades, reaching its apogee at the time of the Lehman Brothers’ collapse
JP Morgan jumps on Asia potential
A balanced structure?
Risk vs reward
Equities and bonds are overvalued while commodities and emerging markets look equally unattractive, according to Société Générale's 2011 Outlook presentation
Portugal sells $1.6 billion worth of government debt at auction, but commentators remain wary of fundamentals
Global carbon market gears up for 2011 climate talks
A structural shift
BlackRock’s Japan head
FVC Custom Indexes
The G-20 does not plan to sit still after its historic endorsement of Basel III. New targets include too-big-to-fail institutions, the shadow-banking system and commodity derivatives, according to Chikahisa Sumi, deputy commissioner for international...
The US bank's treasury and securities services chief for Asia, Thomas DuCharme, has named his team heads for Japan and South-east Asia
New Asia-based activity, particularly in Japan, drives additions to existing service.
Mandatory CCP worries