Hong Kong has emerged as the preeminent offshore market for renminbi with the market swelling from 86.8 billion yuan ($13.5 billion) in 2010 to 550 billion yuan by May this year. But this phenomenal...
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Users of client clearing services want to know their cleared trades have a home if the original provider collapses. Quietly, some dealers are offering guarantees, but they fear the regulatory treatment these contingent funding liabilities might receive....
A big short position in 30-year Treasury inflation protected securities backfired at the end of June. Traders say the strategy – driven by the end of the second round of quantitative easing – made some sense, but the size of the bet didn’t. Mark...
Australia’s financial regulators are leaning towards mandatory clearing for the local interest rate derivatives market – and may also conclude that any central counterparty serving the market has to be based locally. It’s the latest evidence of...
The introduction of central counterparty (CCPs) clearing for over-the-counter derivatives poses significant technological challenges for dealers, end-users and the CCPs themselves. How are they coping? Clive Davidson reports
Some banks want equity holdings to count towards the new liquidity coverage ratio. Regulators argue price volatility makes them unsuitable assets for inclusion, but dealers think there are ways to counter those fears. Michael Watt reports
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