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Recent high-profile outages on Asian exchanges have raised questions over the robustness of the region’s trading infrastructure. Is the solution greater competition or an increased spend on technology?
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The growing market clout of refiners in Asia is giving the region a healthy boost in trading activity for derivatives linked to oil and other refined products. With local refining capacity set to grow, the trend looks likely to continue – a development...
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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