JC Flowers head says reliance on short-term funding is a weakness of whole securities industry – not just MF Global. He adds a worsening eurozone crisis could lead to investment opportunities in troubled...
Four Asian banks are among the FSB's initial list of global systemically important financial institutions, including three from Japan and one from China
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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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The exchange-traded notes (ETNs) market in the US and Europe is becoming more complementary and bespoke, while the enhanced exposure ETNs can provide is taking market access to the next stage. Sarah Nowakowska reports
As investors shy away from equities, the creators of structured products are trying to replicate exposure to different markets using foreign exchange and attract a wider pool of investors who want to invest in currencies. Magda Ali investigates
Hiromi Yamaoka from the Bank of Japan, Masao Hasegawa from MUFG, and Takashi Oyama from Norinchukin Bank explain the lessons learned following the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11. These include the importance of comprehensive business continuity...
Business continuity depends on effective and robust communications, as many companies only discovered in the wake of March’s disastrous earthquake in Japan
Experience from Japan’s financial crisis in the 1990s showed the importance of maintaining the core intermediation function of banks by not placing an excessive regulatory burden on them, a lesson that US and European regulators may have failed to grasp,...
A number of major natural disasters during the past year has increased reinsurance costs in Asia, with some Japanese insurers seeing a rise of 20% or more in the cost of reinsurance. But demand for reinsurance is still growing, according to Moody’s...
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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