This year has seen record index derivative sales in the Indian market with heightened activity expected later this year on a post-election equity market rally
The evolution of the European ETF market has lagged behind its US counterpart as retail investors have been slow to follow institutional investors into the asset class. But shifting market dynamics mean...
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With the UK potentially on course for an in/out referendum on EU membership in 2017, bank lobbyists fear British representatives will be boxed out of top EU finance sector roles this year when the European Parliament and commission are reshuffled. Cécile...
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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