EU banks will be required to clear Nkr swaps – Norwegian banks currently are not
Asset-based trading seen as crucial in environment of lower oil prices
Pension and sovereign wealth funds develop a taste for low-cost ETFs
Buoyant listed market in Norway reveals appetite for structured products, but financial watchdog says unlisted market is dead
Nordnet offers a range of listed products in the Nordics and has now partnered with SG for a product based on African equities. Product manager Alexander Tiainen talks to Vita Millers
Long-awaited document sheds light on compliance requirements
Hotly anticipated final Fatca regulations leave industry disappointed and without an agreement for non-IGA FFIs
Hitting the buffers
Nordic banking associations open Fatca reciprocity talks
Towards two-way CSAs
Junk-rated export lender says it has enough reserve liquidity to meet obligations while it is being wound up - but dealers are not convinced
Follow the leader?
ERM is being driven from within firms in the Nordic countries, according to survey results
The extraterritorial application of US uncleared margin proposals will make it tough for US banks to compete with their foreign counterparts unless the proposals are copied by regulators elsewhere
European bank sovereign derivatives exposures revealed
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil's results are hit by major losses on hedging derivatives in spite of a rise in profits and production
Regulators across the globe are intent on forcing over-the-counter derivatives through central clearing. How are supervisors in the Nordic region responding, and could the relative lack of liquidity in domestic markets hamper their efforts? By Christopher...
Solvency II could cause rise in foreign exchange hedging programmes by insurers
Nordic bank DnB Nor will resume distribution of structured products to high-net-worth investors and affluent retail clients in Norway on May 25. The two new products, translated roughly as “Global ‘Trigg’ (safe)” and “Top Norden” (top selected...
Politicians have recently expressed alarm at a cross-currency swap conducted between Greece and Goldman Sachs in 2001, which allowed the sovereign to reduce the debt it reported in its public accounts. But other examples now coming to light show the apparent...