Market Risk

Comparing apples and apples

With clients expecting more transparency, it is vital for firms to be in control of costs. The key is determining the true all-in price of execution

Dealers target hedging activity in the Philippines

MANILA – While authorities in the West increase derivatives regulation, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has liberalised rules governing both hedging and yield enhancement markets in the past few years. Despite the challenges of penetrating a market…

An imbalanced proposition

At the time of going to press, decisions on the future of the foreign exchange markets was still hanging in the balance, as regulators in the US debated the inclusion of forex swaps and forwards into the over-the-counter derivatives reforms.