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South African futures CCP limits member liabilities
Since their inception in 2010, the appeal to gain exposure to offshore financial markets using exchange traded notes has amplified, with an estimated surge of 1,143% in trade in 2011. A flood of ETNs are...
Default fund contributions will be too onerous for South African banks, say conference participants
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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A new ‘Brics exchanges alliance’ has been formed to allow investors to trade equity index derivatives of each participating exchange in local currencies. The move comes as Asian exchanges increasingly are establishing alliances to promote cross-border...
South African brokers are celebrating victory in a dispute over taxes on equity trades, but their relief may be short-lived. The National Treasury has reaffirmed its desire for a stricter regime to be put in place. By Michael Watt
South African securities exchange JSE is working on a technology roadmap that may see it consolidate trading and distribution of market data for all asset classes traded on the exchange onto a common technology platform. At present, JSE's cash equities,...
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.