China Banking Regulatory Commission's Andrew Sheng and BNP Paribas's Jean Lemierre say speculation must be quelled; Sheng urges Asia to develop investment banking industry, create regional champions
Restrictions on bank proprietary trading have caused liquidity to fall in both the cash and derivatives markets, forcing buy-side participants to adopt alternative investment strategies
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