The inflation market has had a challenging few months. In particular, many dealers were hurt by short positions in 0% inflation floors, causing sizeable losses for some firms. Sponsored by BGC Partners, Risk convened a panel of major inflation dealers...
Structured Products Americas Awards 2010
A roundtable on inflation and inflation derivatives hosted by Risk magazine editor Nick Sawyer.
Large offshore capital raising efforts by Australia’s banks and a relative dearth of activity in the kangaroo bond market has led to a significant widening in the cross-currency basis swap. This imbalance has created a large profit opportunity for...
Christopher Lee, head of risk management product (RMP) intermediaries at UBS in Hong Kong, has left the Swiss bank.
UBS has hired former RBS Sempra Commodities head Kaushik Amin amid speculation that it will restart its commodities trading business
Changing fortunes: Competition for alternative assets is intensifying as the 2010 survey results show some ranking changes. Sophia Morrell reports on the shifting environment reflected in this year's alternative fund administration survey.
Four banks to stand trial over Milan restructuring trade
UBS recently offered investors in Hong Kong the opportunity to invest against the iShares FTSE/Xinhua A50 China Tracker Fund. Capital would have been at risk had the three-month product not kicked out after the first month