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Repo has played a much smaller role in Asian financial markets than in their European and US peers but the combination of regulatory and market incentives means this is set to change
When regulators collected data on banks’ operational risk scenarios in 2008, the biggest loss envisaged from a money-laundering breach was €120 million. In December, HSBC had to swallow a $1.9 billion...
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With the price of over-the-counter swaps predicted to increase as new derivatives rules take effect, futures are being touted as an efficient alternative hedging tool, but are they a perfect fit? Blake Evans-Pritchard reports
The failures of brokers MF Global and PFGBest have shaken the faith of commodity hedgers in their futures commission merchants (FCMs). But are regulators doing enough to protect customers from another FCM implosion? Alexander Osipovich reports
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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