Shanghai futures exchange
Commodities have been the mainstay of China's derivative markets so far but the launch of equity options on two of the country's main exchanges could see this dominance challenged
Attempts to establish Asian steel derivatives markets have been beset by a series of unfortunate events. With iron ore swaps recently breaking into the big time, is there a future for steel contracts outside...
Asia became the largest exchange-traded derivatives contracts market for the first time last year. It now holds top spots in terms of contracts volumes for equity, metals and foreign exchange products....
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Western dealers have set up onshore units in China as part of an effort to regain hedging business with Chinese corporates following large losses from derivatives contracts during 2008. How are these efforts working out? Kathy Wang reports
The CSRC plans to ban derivatives dealers from using QFII quotas to on-sell derivatives mirroring CSI 300 index futures contracts to offshore clients. The move looks set to challenge ETF fund managers when hedging China index-tracking funds.
Asia is now the largest buyer of raw materials and its companies face significant hedging challenges to manage price volatility. But the fragmented nature of the region’s economies has hampered the exertion of meaningful influence in global commodity...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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