Distressed debt hedge funds are increasingly taking on roles that EU banks once had. Opportunities abound, says Marathon's Andrew Rabinowitz
Chinese authorities have made regionally established commodity benchmarks a policy aim and now Shanghai is looking to create derivative products in the underlying freight markets
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Sharp downward moves in a series of EM currencies during the past year have caused pain for corporates that had been under-hedged due to the high cost of carry against the US dollar. Many have now woken up to the risks, but not all are hedged against...
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Volatility is trading at record lows globally and especially in Asia. Why is it so low and does it represent an opportunity for volatility funds to buy at discounted levels or is something more sinister at play?
New swap reporting rules allow regulators to track who is doing what – in theory. But some jurisdictions have laws that prevent the disclosure of counterparty identities. Caught in the middle, some dealers are choosing to adhere to privacy laws while...
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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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