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Malaysia's missed opportunity in equity derivatives
Asian financial crisis saw Malaysia move from vangard to slow lane of Asia's markets
Q&A: Bursa Malaysia looks to develop domestic equity derivatives
Chong Kim Seng, CEO of the exchange's derivatives arm, explains why growth has been slower than expected
Q&A: Bursa Malaysia looks to build on its palm oil derivatives market
Volatility has driven up volumes and the exchange chief is looking to expand
Palm oil futures volatility to increase corporate hedging
Plunging crude prices starting to impact correlated palm oil sector
Crude palm oil OTC swap use on the increase as prices rise
Greater liquidity on long-dated swaps than on exchange-traded options
Basis risk in palm oil market after Indonesia growth
Lack of local market-makers hampers the development of Asean ETFs
A reliance on external players is holding back the ETF sector in Malaysia and Indonesia
Palm oil producers look to lock in high prices
With crude palm oil prices rising 30% in the last six months, interest in hedging downside risk from palm oil producers is on the increase. So are producers locking in prices now or waiting for the market to rise even further?
Brics to cross-list equity derivatives via new alliance
A new ‘Brics exchanges alliance’ has been formed to allow investors to trade equity index derivatives of each participating exchange in local currencies. The move comes as Asian exchanges increasingly are establishing alliances to promote cross-border…
Malaysia’s commodity murabaha push still has a way to go
Faith in funding
Regulators moving closer to creating an Asian funds ‘passport’ regime
Asian regulators are increasingly warming to the concept of an Asian funds passport similar to the Ucits directive of the European Union. This might result in the region having its own cross-border fund vehicle enabling funds to be freely 'passported'…
Bursa Malaysia pins derivatives hopes on Globex
Malaysia’s 'Islamic Mifid' dream faces reality check
Malaysia is driving efforts to standardise Islamic finance to enable the creation of cross-border markets for sharia-compliant products. But regulators and market participants in Islamic states say no agreement is likely in the near future.
CME launches crude palm oil contract
A dollar-denominated, cash-settled crude palm oil futures contract will begin trading on CME Globex on May 23, 2010 under a partnership between CME Group and Bursa Malaysia.
Bursa Malaysia appoints new chief regulatory officer
Bursa Malaysia promoted Devanesan Evanson to chief regulatory officer on August 1, replacing Md Nor Ahmad, who retired after 23 years at the exchange.