Stock market volatility spikes cause problems

Chinese stock market crash sparks rise in regional stock market volatility

A downward correction in equity markets across Asia late last month caused a sharp spike in equity volatility. The first indications of the markets turning more bearish followed comments on February 26 by Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman, warning of a possible recession in the US, as well as market concerns over the sub-prime mortgage market in that country.

The trigger point came on February 27, when the Shanghai and Shenzhen 300 Index fell 9.24% to close at 2,457.49 points

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Stemming the tide of rising FX settlement risk

As the trading of emerging markets currencies gathers pace and broader uncertainty sweeps across financial markets, CLS is exploring alternative services designed to mitigate settlement risk for the FX market

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