Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison in the Manhattan federal court yesterday.
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The US Federal Reserve Board has cut back several of the support facilities put in place over the past 18 months, arguing the recovery of the financial markets has made them unnecessary.
In its latest Financial Stability Report, released today, the Bank of England has emphasised the need for banks to face "a credible threat of closure", and recommended higher capital and liquidity r...
London-based clearing house LCH.Clearnet's over-the-counter (OTC) clearing service for the UK spot market for carbon credits will launch on July 3 this year.
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Inflation is set to rise in late 2009 and 2010, driven by rising commodity prices and low central bank rates, according to research from Barclays Capital, released on June 25.
Concentrating solar thermal (CST) power has the potential to provide power on the margin of the demand curve, as well as replacing coal at the core of the power mix in the US, according to a report ...
European Commodity Clearing (ECC) is to offer clearing services for a new natural gas exchange at Austria's Central European Gas Hub (CEGH), hosted by Vienna Stock Exchange.
Runaway credit growth was at the root of the crisis, and regulatory reform must start by clamping down on it, John Greenwood, chief economist at Invesco in London, told the Risk Derivatives Summit ...
Proposed changes to the Basel II Accord’s trading book regime, due in early July, will make correlation trading uneconomical unless a compromise can be found, say dealers.
Hedge funds and fund managers should be subject to mandatory registration and an international system of oversight should be established for the hedge fund industry, the International Organisation o...
Environmental exchange BlueNext has launched a new registration service for brokers to help secure over-the-counter (OTC) EUA and CER spot transactions.
Volatile commodity pricing is the biggest risk facing power companies in 2009 according to risk management firm Aon's Global Risk Management Survey.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) may impose size limits on Credit Suisse and UBS due to "unique" systemic risks in the Swiss financial system, it revealed on June 18.
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.