Insufficient demand causes service to cease – however exchange says it may reintroduce it later
Local regulators are considering exempting banks from posting margin where there is no netting certainty
Regulators in Asia are adopting a practical stance in implementing the LCR to the relief of banks
Importers will increase hedging activity amid greater rupiah volatility
The drive for derivatives
Faith in the system
Asia Risk Awards 2012 winner: Gilbert Kohnke, OCBC - Risk Manager of the Year
Banks in Singapore are unlikely to issue covered bonds in large amounts even if the local regulator’s consultation on the issue is successful
On the move
OCBC subsidiary splits risk and compliance roles
Singapore Exchange names Richard Teng as deputy chief regulatory officer and Sonia Zhang as head of risk management
Clearing a way for forex
Profits at banks in Singapore issuing mortgages and loans based on SOR may be severely dented as the rate turned negative for the first time last week and is predicted to remain this way in the medium term
Obligated to risk
Asian exporters and importers are waiting to see more investment and hedging instruments for offshore renminbi before adopting the currency for trading
Ten financial institutions in Singapore have signed up to SD-FX, the FX options pricing system of UK-based technology company SuperDerivatives.
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC) and Deutsche Bank have launched a managed synthetic investment-grade collateralised debt obligation (CDO) transaction worth $1 billion. 'OCBC global investment grade CDO 1' went on sale this week.
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation (OCBC), the Singapore-based financial services group, has entered an agreement with Financial Software Systems (FSS) for its foreign exchange margin trading business.