European Union legislator takes aim at CCP open-access provision in further threat to UK clearing
Data shortage is hampering efforts to model futures market liquidity
Work of ‘desk analysts’ is not research, banks argue; lawyers are not so sure
Nordic banks to use protocol to benefit from longer deferral period
Eventual caps unlikely to hit trading, but fears remain over lack of clarity
Continued ambiguities in the rules could hit European market liquidity at the start of 2018
Growth in onshore futures market marks change in derivatives landscape
Offshore booking may result in weak regulatory oversight – UK regulator
Winners from the Structured Products Europe 2013 talk about the challenges of regulation and the increasing appetite for hybrid products
UK capital city secures its role as the number one venue to trade RMB outside of Hong Kong with a series of agreements in October between London and Beijing
Sef rules are leading to regulatory arbitrage according to Asia industry players
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London will become the next offshore centre for RMB trading, vows UK chancellor George Osborne, supported by banking heads from Bank of China, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Standard Chartered
The UK structured products markets is still saturated with FTSE-linked deposits, though a few exotics are appearing on the menu
The long-promised revival in Europe's high-yield bond market has sent ETF providers rushing to create fixed-income investments that fit the bill
Merchant Capital expands its distribution arm with the addition of seven staff
BNP Paribas is relocating its head of fixed income for the Americas, Bob Hawley, to Asia to take over from incumbent Henri Foch, who will move to London as global deputy head of fixed income in London
RBS will list a collateralised ETN based on small-cap indexes in Frankfurt and an uncollateralised version in London. An ETF on the same underlying is also planned
London remained the biggest financial centre for foreign exchange in 2010 according to semi-annual volume figures published in the UK and US on January 31, despite speculation it might be overtaken as a result of the UK government’s clampdown on bonuses.
Philippe El-Asmar is taking on a new role at Barclays Capital in Hong Kong, while Kevin Burke is moving to London to fill his shoes.
Energy Risk's 2010 annual Europe conference brought leading chief risk officers, quantitative analysts and regulators to London to discuss key risk management issues
Laurent Crosnier becomes CEO at asset management firm Amundi London.
Crédit Agricole appoints high yield analyst
State Street Global Advisers has hired Scott Ebner to its London office in a new role as head of ETFs