HSBC has made a series of hires across foreign exchange trading and sales in Asia and Europe, it confirmed today (August 17).
Reform to broaden the use of the onshore repo market in South Korea is expected to help smaller banks and financial institutions better manage their short-term funding and reduce systemic risk. It should also facilitate the development of interest rate...
RBS hires four Bank of America Merrill Lynch sales staffers in Hong Kong, including Abhinav Gorawara
South Korea launched its new derivatives product approval system in June but issues remain
Reciprocal currency swap agreements between central banks bolstered market stability in Korea during the crisis in 2007 and 2008
Hyundai Securities' technology deal with Sophis may be the start of a trend as Korean firms build their structured products capabilities
Tensions on the Korean peninsula mean CDS prices are likely to stay high for some time, analysts say
South Korea introduced a raft of new legislation with the aim of helping make Seoul a world-class financial centre prior to the financial crisis. But the events of 2007–08 proved a game changer as regulators grappled with the damage wreaked by kikos...
Tax and structural changes in the South Korean government bond market last year will likely result in a significant rise in liquidity in this market this year, so facilitating the use of more sophisticated trading strategies.
Dealers are increasingly offering exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to retail investors to give them access to asset classes and instruments traditionally not available to them. At the same time, regional exchanges are trying to bolster their ETF business....
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Derivatives litigation has reached a new level in South Korea, where early court rulings on corporate currency options positions went against financial institutions and threatened the legal enforceability of derivatives contracts in the country. A change...
The Seoul-based Korea Exchange (KRX) will integrate its futures and options trading systems from June this year, the Korean Financial Supervisory Commission said.
Moody’s KMV has released RiskCalc Korea, a web-based model for estimating the probability of default or expected default frequencies (EDF) on obligations of non-financial Korean private companies.
The cost of protection on South Korean sovereign US dollar credit dropped from this week’s higher levels as market sentiment improved, but dealers said that the market is still nervous and there could be more volatility in the credit default swaps market.