The deadline for meeting the CPSS-Iosco Principles for Financial Markets Infrastructures is approaching fast but without a central body to co-ordinate their efforts, regulators and clearing houses in Asia...
Unable to hedge out the duration mismatch on their legacy guarantees, Korean insurers are turning to yield enhancement products in order to balance their life books
The credit valuation adjustment aspect of the Basel III accord will come into force in six months’ time but the absence of instruments in Asia markets to hedge this risk has caused complaints from dealers...
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