The Commodity Futures Trading Commission released its proposed core principles for swap execution facilities in December. The rules are broader than some participants had expected, but they remain controversial....
Richard Metcalfe, head of global policy and a senior regulatory adviser at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association in London, talks to Ellen Davis about the dangers the derivatives industry...
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Asset swaps continue to be a key source of inflation supply. But with the pick-up for asset swap investors much lower than it was last year, how successful have dealers been in cultivating new sources of inflation supply? By Christopher Whittall
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