Results of an industry study reveal the scale of the liquidity burden that would fall on CCPs clearing physically delivered forex options – but a net settlement mechanism could reduce the number by 73%...
NDOs in testing on Medusa platform as some market participants begin to consider alternatives to deliverable FX options that could be more easily cleared
Addressing the challenges of clearing deliverable foreign exchange products, Mandy Lam of the Global Financial Markets Association suggests more products could become financially settled in the future...
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Indian firms move away from using forwards in a bid to grab upside benefits of future rupee appreciation
The already challenging task of calibrating stochastic volatility models becomes even more complex when rates are random too. But an efficient Monte Carlo approach can be found – by using an esoteric, but neglected, stochastic calculus. Laurie Carver...
Despite being exempt from clearing and exchange trading requirements in the US and Europe, some corporate treasurers fear they might have little choice but to execute forex options on electronic platforms
Volatility returned to eurodollar last week, as forex traders priced further downside risk into euro options
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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