StanChart bests the rest for coporates derivatives in Asia

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Leading dealers in Asia have reported a bumper year for corporate derivatives trading during the past 12 months, when the strength of Asian currencies relative to the US dollar remained a major theme. This reinforced the need for corporates with exchange exposures to actively manage their risks via hedging. Meanwhile, historically low interest rates in the US and elsewhere resulted in a number of entities harnessing their extensive foreign operations to reduce borrowing costs.

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