Asia Risk Awards 2019
Asian financial crisis saw Malaysia move from vangard to slow lane of Asia's markets
Chong Kim Seng, CEO of the exchange's derivatives arm, explains why growth has been slower than expected
Volatility has driven up volumes and the exchange chief is looking to expand
Plunging crude prices starting to impact correlated palm oil sector
Greater liquidity on long-dated swaps than on exchange-traded options
A reliance on external players is holding back the ETF sector in Malaysia and Indonesia
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?
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…
Faith in funding
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'…
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.
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 promoted Devanesan Evanson to chief regulatory officer on August 1, replacing Md Nor Ahmad, who retired after 23 years at the exchange.