Risk management demand driving derivatives trading – MAS

Increased volatility will spur demand for risk management tools in Asia

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Volatility in Asia arising from divergent monetary policy in the West will drive demand for regulatory compliant derivatives tools such as swap futures and exchange-traded derivatives, according to a senior official at the Singapore regulator.

Speaking at the FIA Asia conference in Singapore today (December 4), Bernard Wee, executive director in financial markets development at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, said that tools to manage risk in Asia were growing in demand.

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