European LNG supplies could be under threat as they become vulnerable to diversion into Japan
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...
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