Dealers flock to Hong Kong dollar options and forwards markets amid depeg fears
Banks nervy as index approaches key options barrier
Korean setback puts at risk September deadline for recognising KRX
Pressure mounts to push through a crucial bill needed for CCP equivalence
Commodities house of the year
Asia still behind on global rules forcing subsidiarisation of foreign banks in the region
Clearing link with KRX will lead to larger volumes and efficiencies at SGX
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Relaxation of restrictions over covered bonds issuance should prompt rapid expansion of sector’s present small base
Financial Services Commission considers restrictions on liquidity providers to cool down Korean warrant market
Korean regulators unveiled a three-month short-selling ban in a bid to calm equity markets following a 17% fall in the Kospi since the start of this month. The prohibition went live on August 10, forcing major dealers to unload excess stock inventory...
Korea's structured product market continues to grow as institutional investors move across to equity derivatives
JP Morgan jumps on Asia potential
Seoul District Court dismisses efforts by Korea Investment & Securities to claim payment from Lehman Brothers International related to the Korean company's purchase of credit-linked notes in November 2006.
Deutsche Bank's securities and exchange-trading operations have received a six-month ban in Korea for making 44.87 billion won ($40 million) in ‘illegal profits’ from market manipulation, following an investigation by Korean regulators; prosecution...
Korean regulator Jong-Goo Yi outlines how regulators are framing the debate on how to supervise systemically important financial institutions
Rules and regulations
Panellists discussing the finer points of credit valuation adjustment (CVA) at the Asia Risk Congress 2010 said despite all the current talk about CVA in the region, it may prove to be less relevant for Asian institutions compared with their international...
In his keynote speech, Korean regulator Jong-Goo Yi highlighted the G-20's success in agreeing international regulatory reform.
Upheaval in the currency markets as a result of fears of protectionist action by a number of emerging market countries to defend their competitive positions has created a raft of threats and opportunities in the financial markets, including a new play...
Domestic banks in Singapore are starting to set up CVA desks at the behest of their regulator, but elsewhere in Asia there are significant obstacles to CVA
JP Morgan is expanding its automatic email pricing system to new markets and client bases outside of Asia.
Structured Products Asia Awards 2010
The number of global mining and metals deals is expected to soar as part of a trend that signals strong growth in the global metals market, according to analysts