The US Treasury's plan to dispose of warrants in banks held under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp) could have a significant impact on the options market, according to analysts.
In this white paper, Gordon Russell, Global Head of Risk at Broadridge Investment Management Solutions argues that the chances of survival in this new environment will be greater for funds that implement solutions to efficiently and cost-effectively manage data and risk.
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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.
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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.