Morgan Stanley has revealed its role in the disposal of a loss-making energy trading account by FCStone in March 2009.
IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) has introduced 20 new cleared OTC oil contracts, which will be available for clearing from May 18, 2009.
The London Metal Exchange (LME) has traded more than 1.5 million tonnes of steel in its first year, outperforming the first year of aluminium trade in 1978 by 49%, according to figures from the exchange.
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) will release proposals to replace IAS 39 - the accounting standard for financial instruments - in October this year.
An agreement between the major dealers to move to standardised fixed coupons for trading European credit default swaps (CDSs), following a similar move in North America, could speed global moves towards central clearing, say market participants.
Theo Lubke, senior vice-president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, identified six main problem areas in the over-the-counter derivatives market during a panel discussion on public policy at the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's...
The US Treasury's $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (Tarp) is vulnerable to fraud, abuse and profiteering, due to a lack of proper supervision, according to a highly critical report from the programme's inspector-general published today.
Singapore Exchange (SGX) will launch the world's first cleared iron ore OTC swap contract on April 27 th .
Atlanta-based derivatives exchange IntercontinentalExchange (Ice) has cleared $71 billion notional in credit default swaps (CDS) in the four weeks since the launch of its central clearing platform. The exchange cleared 613 transactions and reported open...
The extra 60 days for public comment on the amalgamation of US and international accounting standards does not signify a stalling of the process, says a financial accounting chief
The decline in the rouble led to a boom for Russian derivatives exchanges earlier this year, but local conditions mean growth is unlikely to continue.
Swedish technology firm TriOptima has eliminated outstanding credit default swap (CDS) trades worth $5.5 trillion so far this year through its triReduce service, the company said today.
Changes to credit default swap (CDS) contracts due to come into force on April 7 could result in an upturn in trade-compression activity, according to market information provider Markit.
The news that TNK-BP will sell oil products on the St. Petersburg International Mercantile Exchange could signal a shift by Russia towards market mechanisms, Roderick Bruce reports
CME Group has acquired the Carvill Hurricane Index from Carvill America Inc. and renamed it the CME Hurricane Index.
Starsupply Renewables, a biofuels and agricultural commodities brokerage, has successfully brokered the first ever cleared swap for an agricultural product using CME ClearPort.
Australian ban on short selling is does not spell disaster for investors