Running for covered
Relaxation of restrictions over covered bonds issuance should prompt rapid expansion of sector’s present small base
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French bank Société Générale (SG) and South Korea’s Kookmin Bank have entered into a partnership to expand the commodity derivatives market in Korea.
The Korean Swaps Dealers Association (Kosda) plans to launch a benchmark constant maturity swap (CMS) fixing index in December, according to Seung Won Hwang, head of derivatives marketing at Citibank and co-chairman of Kosda.
Anticipating an increase in South Korean equity derivatives activity, Korea's Kookmin Bank is looking to establish a dedicated equity derivatives desk by the end of the year, said Nicholas O'Kane, Kookmin's Seoul-based business head for derivatives and...
South Korea’s banks stand to be the hardest hit by the new Basel recommendations, forcing institutions to focus on improving risk management operations. Vikki Kunz reports from Seoul.