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Tag Archives: Contract

Trade Repositories

Next Level for Trade Repositories – Part I

Introduction In financial markets, trading means performing a transaction that involves the selling and buying of commodities, equities, fixed income securities, foreign exchange and derivative products Trade Repositories are entities are required...
EMIR

Trade Repositories under European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Trade Repositories under European Markets Infrastructure Regulation will shortly become a reality once the European Securities and Markets Authority approves the registration application made by multiple trade repository aspirants.  European...
Ronald Coase

My Tributes to Professor Emeritus Ronald Coase

Ronald Coase, 1991 Nobel Prize Winner for Economic Sciences and an influential economist of our times, passed away at the ripe age of 102. His final book was “How China Became Capitalist” co-written with a former student, Nina Wang and this...
CorporateActionManager

An Overview of Corporate Actions

A corporate action is an event initiated by a company that affects the securities (equity or debt) issued by the company. Some of them are mandatory; some of them are voluntary. Mandatory Corporate Actions affect all shareholders alike in a...
Counterparty Risk

Counterparty risk management needs a closer relook

Counterparty risk is the risk that a counterparty in a transaction will default prior to the expiration of the contract and will be unable to make agreed contractual payments Experience has shown, normally banking and financial crises have their...
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Foreign Exchange Exposures

Foreign Exchange exposure is a measure of the potential for a firm’s profitability, net cash flow and market value to change because of a change in exchange rates. An important task of the financial manager is to measure foreign exchange exposure...
Transactions

FX Forward Contracts

Forward Contract is a mechanism through which the rate is fixed in advance for purchase or sale of foreign currency at a future date. In such an arrangement, the risk of loss which might accrue on account of adverse movement in the rate of exchange...
Gap

Gold Accumulation Plans in India

I should consider myself as very fortunate – I had the rare privilege to get associated ‘first’ with bullion banking in India when the official Gold policy was relaxed in the late 1990s and also to get associated with the first...
Derivatives regulation

DFA and Federal regulation of the derivatives market

Title VII of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act address the gap in U.S. financial regulation of OTC derivatives by providing a comprehensive framework for their regulation. The Dodd-Frank Act divides regulatory authority...
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OTC Derivatives Products – An overview

The expression ‘over the counter – OTC’ can be used to mean financial instruments that are traded between counterparties (dealers) either directly or through broker network. This operation is different from operations in centralized exchanges...