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A Chinese commodity trading house is accused of securing multiple bank loans against a single stockpile of copper and aluminium, causing ructions in copper prices and a dip in trading volumes
Banks have often stepped in and out of the OTC energy derivatives market. In this article from August 2001, Energy Risk reports on banks upping their activity
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Standard Bank is a big player in its home market, with good international ties - now, the idea is to use those strengths to support the development of sub-Saharan Africa
South African dealers had a chance to test their mettle this year as volatility spiked across asset classes and clients sought to hedge some big exposures in the resulting, illiquid conditions. Absa, a member of Barclays, retained its top spot in Risk...
Facing pressure from domestic producers and chronic pollution, China's authorities are considering clamps on low grade coal imports – potentially increasing swap activity
Increasing levels of trade between Africa and China have driven the emergence of an increasingly active RMB derivatives market
As the deadline for mandatory central clearing of standardised over-the-counter derivatives draws nearer, South African dealers and regulators face some major infrastructure questions. However, the uncertainty is not reflected in the results of this year’s...
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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