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Tag Archives: Long

CRA

Country Risk analysis

Attention of readers is invited to our earlier post on country risk with the title Country Risk is an Evolving and Dynamic Risk. As we are aware, country risk is the risk that a foreign government will default on its bonds or other financial...
Deal Process

Dealing Room Operation and Deal Process

A dealing room is a centralized establishment, usually of a commercial bank, which is willing to offer a two way dealing price for different currencies (and asset classes instruments) at all times even when they may not wish to deal, all but...
Forex Market

Global FX Scandal

The thought for this post was triggered by the Foreign Exchange Committee sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The Committee has recently observed in its 2014 March 26th meeting that order handling, hedging, disclosure policies...
Hedge Funds Stock Taking

Hedge Fund Industry – a stock taking

Internationally many regulations impacting operations of Hedge Fund industry cover the following major areas –          Advertising –          Broker Dealer Issues –          Principal Underwriter...
Sovereign Risk

An analysis of sovereign risk

These days our governments are more in the business of business than governance. Naturally, when they approach markets for funds – through issue of bonds, debentures, stocks and securities, treasury bills and bonds – the investors will need...
Principles of risk management

Principles of risk management

Introduction Any activity is associated with risk – a loss or gain. More so, in trade and commerce, due to complex nature of transactions and the individual characteristics of the players, commodity, practices, customs, currencies. Like in...
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...
Living wills

DFA and Living Wills (funeral plans)

Section 165(d) of Dodd Frank Act requires each non bank financial company or bank holding company with consolidated assets of $ 50 billion or more to submit periodically a plan for their rapid and orderly resolution in the event of material...
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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...