Australian market increasingly important as AUD IRS volumes overtake yen
Some clearing houses are pushing up margin requirements to address procyclicality concerns - but no change is planned at CME or Eurex
According to LCH.Clearnet Ltd's chief executive, what clearing houses do is akin to landing planes. Last year, the firm focused on keeping its safety record spotless
CFTC rule poses clearing challenges for dealers whose markets close before clearing operations in London open
Banks hope for leverage exposure relief after interest rate swap clearer fixes clash with CFTC rules
Margin efficiency will be the main driver of success in the OTC clearing world and while cross-margining with futures has been touted as a potential game changer, the gains from this may be illusory, says Michael Davie, head of SwapClear, and chief executive...
BAML fixed-income co-head departs after 18 years
Two's a crowd?
Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
A prohibition on taking cross-border risk could force some category two participants to stop trading amortising swaps from June 10
BNY Mellon has made several new hires across four businesses, including appointing Dean Sakati to head strategy for securities finance within global collateral services, and Mark Gonzalez as US chief operating officer for derivatives clearing services
Japan’s over-the-counter derivatives clearing house will soon allow member banks to offer client clearing and it also plans to merge with another domestic clearing house, according to a senior official.
The latest appointments within hedge funds and funds of hedge funds as well as related service industries.
Australian domestic clearing house hoping to use lower margin costs as a means to win market share
The CFTC’s no-action relief letter issued late last year and SGX’s upcoming iron ore futures contract have ended uncertainty and brought back hesitant market participants
Despite the deadline for introducing central clearing already passing, a number of questions are unanswered. Leading figures from around the region voice their concerns
The deadline set by the G-20 to clear all standardised OTC derivatives has passed but a lack of regulatory clarity over the shape of reform is hampering banks in the region
The Bank of England will listen to the views of the dealer community and other participants on CCP risk standards, says Schooling Latter
LCH.Clearnet makes inroads into the domestic Australian market with its SwapClear service
CCP is not collecting enough collateral, member firms say. New model is being reviewed by FSA
Asset managers in Asia are being hindered in preparing for OTC clearing by a lack of clarity over location
The intra-day funding burden