New US capital and liquidity rules for overseas banks could cripple repo and securities lending businesses, the industry claims. Some banks are already considering scaling back, but there are deeper concerns,...
A brutally cold winter in the eastern US has roiled natural gas and power markets and shocked energy consumers that had grown accustomed to cheap, abundant shale gas. Such firms are now hedging more actively,...
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Asia-Pacific business units of multinational insurers are under pressure to demonstrate sound risk management capabilities to ensure that growing balance sheets are adequately protected. Regulators are also increasing their focus on enterprise risk management....
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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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