Dealing with volatility

Asia Risk FX Review & Outlook 2009 - Comment

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The foreign exchange markets have experienced significant increases in volatility in the past year and many established trading patterns have broken down as the financial crisis has gathered steam. The once-popular carry trades that exploited interest rate differentials by funding in low interest rate currencies such as the yen, and parking cash in higher interest rate currencies has largely been unwound as interest rates have trended lower and leverage has become more expensive.

While this has h

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