Lukas Becker is the derivatives desk editor for Risk.net. His topics of interest include over-the-counter derivatives pricing, collateral management, market infrastructure and legal risk. He is based in London.
He was previously the Europe, Middle East and Africa editor of Risk magazine.
Counterparty Radar: A $30bn boost from Vanguard sends MS to top of Q2 charts
Increasing alignment between CNH and CNY benchmarks opens door to more cross-currency hedging by foreign lenders
Renewable energy supplier applies long-term ESG KPIs to short-term FX trades with Barclays and NatWest
Interview: oil giant puts up to 50% of spot flows through algos, explains FX head Michael Dawson
Three US banks suffer combined loss of almost $2bn after rates and funding double whammy
Interview: UK power giant uses option selling – and other tactics – to create hedging headroom
Redress scheme for victims of post-Libor valuation change may fail due to “cherry-picking” fears
Coronavirus outbreak and recession fears trigger frenzied trading in USD/JPY options
Options traders saw odd quotes by US bank months before losses were publicised