Korea derivatives road map gets lukewarm reception

FSC to introduce exchange-traded derivatives, volatility futures and index futures as part of a plan to boost investor participation in derivatives – but market participants are not convinced


An overhaul of Korea's derivatives market is facing criticism from dealers for being overly restrictive for new products and failing to remove any of the existing impediments that stop the market from growing.

On June 17, the Financial Services Commission (FSC) released a road map for developing the country's derivatives market, in which it outlined various new products it plans to introduce. The latest announcement adds more detail to a strategic blueprint released last November, which sought

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact info@risk.net or view our subscription options here: http://subscriptions.risk.net/subscribe

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact info@risk.net to find out more.

Sorry, our subscription options are not loading right now

Please try again later. Get in touch with our customer services team if this issue persists.

New to Risk.net? View our subscription options


Want to know what’s included in our free membership? Click here

This address will be used to create your account

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here