When it teamed with 2013 Nobel laureate Robert Shiller to build an ETN based on the Cape ratio, Barclays became just the latest bank to partner with a celebrated academic. Yakob Peterseil reports
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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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