ETFs based on the MSCI Japan index have seen volumes reach unprecedented levels and large swings in volatility as investors digest events in Japan.
Investors have likely taken hits on legacy structured trades, though bankers say it is too early to judge the full impact of the Friday earthquake on the Japanese structured equity market. There are some signs, however, that investors might already be...
Stock market drops while Japanese government implements economic stimulus in response to earthquake
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...