Central banks in Asia are diversifying their holdings into RMB, marking the latest stage in the currency’s internationalisation
Volatility hedge funds operating in Asia have reported some spectacular losses since 2008. Despite this, there are still funds operating in the volatility arena. What strategies are working best and why...
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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Tetsu Emori, chief fund manager at commodities-focused asset manager Astmax, talks to Energy Risk about the firm’s trading strategy and his commodities outlook for Asian investors
Banks in Asia are increasingly relying on the pricing and execution power of their electronic platforms to keep their structured products operations competitive. But as more strive towards the low costs and seamless processes that platforms can offer,...
Following risk management failures in the financial crisis, Japanese variable annuity providers’ new VA offerings include conservative investment objectives and sophisticated hedging strategies, combined with reinsurance
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 are left with many outstanding issues
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 that it’s not relevant to the region
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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