ANZ ramps up derivatives to capture intra-Asia trade flows

Increasing trade between Asian countries provides opportunity for ANZ

Mike Smith ANZ
ANZ chief executive Mike Smith

Australia's third largest bank has been aggressively pushing into Asia for the better part of a decade; it is now looking to increase its derivative offering in order to capture the increasing trade flows it sees between Asian countries.

"Intra-Asia flows account for $5 trillion a year. That is more than flows between Asia and Europe or between Asia and the US – and we expect that to account for 60% of global GDP by 2050," says Eddie Listorti, global co-head of fixed income, currencies and

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