Counterparty Credit Risk

Paradigm shift in forex means new risks

The changing paradigm of the foreign exchange markets might create a new set of pressure points for the industry that need to be addressed, warned delegates at the FX Week Asia congress in Singapore last Tuesday.

UK's FXJSC puts brakes on forex CCP

The London Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee (FXJSC) has ruled out the immediate need to implement a central clearing facility to manage counterparty risk (a CCP) in foreign exchange, citing a series of mismatches in market conventions in a white…

Adapt or fail

Since October last year, extreme movements in South Africa's foreign exchange rate have caused offshore hedge funds to exit the market, while dealers have been reluctant to take on risk. Those that remain active have had to adapt their behaviour. By Mark…

A time for special FX

Dealers are beginning to think a lot more seriously about credit-adjusting the prices they quote on foreign exchange derivatives. How are they calculating this, and how are clients responding to the move? By John Ferry

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