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Ice Brent changes prove a hard pill to swallow

Ice says a plan to shift the expiry dates of futures and options on Brent crude oil is an important fix that will tighten the link between the physical and futures markets. However, carrying out the necessary changes could be painful for market…

Locking down liquidity

On October 5, the UK's Financial Services Authority released 09/16, Strengthening Liquidity Standards Policy Statement, the final version of the UK's long-awaited liquidity risk regulation. Carla Mangado explores how this will impact the back office and…