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FX Options in the Age of Uncleared Margin Rules
Growing institutional adoption of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) has been an undeniable trend over the past few years. In this article, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) explains why institutions are increasingly using ETFs to gain targeted exposure,…
HSBC leads the Greenwich Associates survey rankings for retail structured product quality, while Barclays Capital has the best-known franchise among distributors and BNP Paribas retains top spot in Europe
Exchange-traded funds have proliferated in Europe, offering institutional investors enormous investment choice and liquidity at a low cost. We find out how and why these products are attracting the interest of a diverse range of investors and look at the…
US companies are reducing stock option plans in favour of other types of compensation, according to Connecticut-based financial research firm Greenwich Associates.
European institutions are to shift more money into private equity and hedge funds, according to a report released by Connecticut-based financial research firm Greenwich Associates.
The market value of institutional holdings of US convertible bonds has plunged nearly 20% during the past year, according to research by Greenwich Associates.
Greenwich Associates says that US institutional investors are increasing their use of equity derivatives overall, though their use of some complex products is waning.
The ability to execute large currency trades is one of the key components in winning new FX business from corporates and institutional clients, according to latest research from Greenwich Associates.
The influence of hedge funds is driving leverage levels in the US and European convertibles markets in different directions, according to research published by Greenwich Associates, the Connecticut-based consultancy.
The most active US institutional traders executed half their equity trading volume through portfolio trades last year, according to consultants Greenwich Associates.
Almost one third of 36 hedge funds surveyed by research company Greenwich Associates increased their use of leverage in the past year.
The amount of foreign exchange traded by international top-tier corporates reached $40 trillion last year, according to a report by Connecticut-based Greenwich Associates. Growth was reported by the industry in every region except non-Japan Asia and…
A sharp divide exists between clients actively trading on electronic platforms and those that do not trade foreign exchange online, according to new research from US-based consultancy Greenwich Associates.
Compensation to equity derivatives investors increased steadily last year, according to research by Greenwich Associates, a Connecticut-based consulting company.
A survey by Greenwich Associates, a financial industry consulting and research firm based in Greenwich, Connecticut, found significant jumps in interest rate derivatives investing and trading levels and smaller gains in credit derivatives usage among…
Fifty-two percent of Canadian pension funds now use derivatives as part of their investment strategies, up from 49% a year ago and 38% four years ago, according to a survey of 264 funds by Greenwich Associates, a Greenwich, Connecticut-based consulting…
Greenwich Europe, the London-based derivatives house, has set up a 24-hour online FX broking service for retail clients around the world, Simon Palmer, the firm’s new head of FX, told RiskNews ' sister publication FX Week .
US institutions that invest in convertible securities, such as convertible arbitrage hedge funds, take more risks than their European counterparts, according to a research report published by US-based financial consultancy Greenwich Associates.