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Responses to Iosco's Principles for Financial Benchmarks reveal concerns that many markets will not be able to support transactions-based rates; RBA questions 'lexicographic hierarchy'
Returns for hedging via long-term cross-currency swaps are attractive, but few are able to do so because of the lack of credit support annexes in place
Australian regulators are looking at whether to mandate clearing of OTC derivatives, but the market is already moving to clear without a mandate in place
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Current treatment of initial margin on uncleared swaps will cost Australian banks $21 billion
Infrastructure to clear RMB trades in Singapore is now live
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Indian reticence over Emir steps up pressure on EC equivalency regime
Chinese regulator Safe's efforts to simplify investment into the country seen as a further sign of renminbi liberalisation
Institutional demand for Topix options outweighs supply and is creating basis risk for dealers hedging their positions
Equivalence and substituted compliance issues must be resolved quickly, or financial markets will be affected, says Kono at Japanese FSA
Recent mark-to-market gains on legacy yen-denominated loans make now a tempting time to hedge, according to Thai market players
Inverted yield curve provides rich pickings for investors
Sebi bans the newly formed local hedge fund industry from forex and commodity derivatives to curb speculation in these markets.
Daily turnover in Prada shares listed on Hong Kong Exchange has dropped by over 30% since introduction of Italian financial transaction tax two months ago
Asia still behind on global rules forcing subsidiarisation of foreign banks in the region
Banks will have a six-month grace period before they must finally start clearing by July 2014
Three regulators, including the RBA, reveal how they will decide whether and when to implement mandatory clearing requirements for OTC derivatives
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