Helen Bartholomew is editor-at-large, Emea for Risk.net, based in London.
Prior to joining Risk.net, she was derivatives editor for International Financing Review, part of Thomson Reuters, where she reported on debt and equity capital markets.
Helen holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Durham, UK.
Swings in dividends and volatility reveal year-end stress as European index slump tests “peak vega”
EC urged to extend CCP safe harbour so listed derivatives don’t switch to OTC
Rivals say French dealer grew business too quickly – with leveraged version of Korean index one source of pain
After testing rival margin services, banks now have to pick a favourite – one has better tech, the other is cheaper
Part VII transfers underway as Barclays, UBS seek ‘big bang’ trade moves; clients warned of legal, regulatory questions
BlueCrest, Capula, Citadel, Millennium and Rokos expected to be in scope for next phase of margin rules
Request to regulators would permanently exempt almost 1,000 firms from non-cleared margin rules
Asset managers encouraged to join Simm’s daily polling mechanism – despite some dealers’ concerns
Non-cleared exposures thought to exceed $1.5 trillion
Fixed rate available at Eurex has dropped from 1.35bp to 0.25bp in past two months