Chase, Deutsche Excel, Scoop Top Asian Derivatives Awards

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HONG KONG--Chase Manhattan and Deutsche Bank have scooped the top slots in Asia Risk's fifth annual rankings of the top interbank FX derivatives players.

The two banks ranked neck-and-neck in votes. But though Deutsche fractionally pipped Chase to the post, Asia Risk, a sister publication to FX Week, awarded a tie. The magazine said that "when performance is so close any attempt to divide the two would require a value judgment".

The results of the rankings--following a poll of more than 300 ba