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Tag Archives: Straight Through Processing

otcderivatives

OTC Derivatives’s Central Clearing – the focus

The introduction of legislation in the US and Europe to move settlement of some OTC derivative products through a Central Counter Party is the much talked about topic among leading bankers. The aim of this legislation is to bring in much needed...

Trends in Risk and Margin

Any activity is associated with risk – a loss or gain. Financial risk management is not about avoiding risk. Rather, it is about understanding and communicating risk, so that risk can be taken more confidently and in a better way. (David Koenig,...
forex

Fundamentals and basic instincts drive FX Markets

Bank for International Settlements, Basel, Switzerland conducts triennial central bank survey on foreign exchange and derivatives market activity. The last such survey was conducted in April 2010. As per the findings of this survey, Global Foreign...
collateral

Collateral management – Latest Developments

Collateral management is no more a back office function. Thanks to the recent crises in financial markets, it has graduated itself to a core function status driving the very front office function. Gone are the days of cost centre approach to...
Securities Lending

The Art and Science of Securing Securities Lending Business

Securities Lending is an OTC market business practice that involves borrowing and lending of securities mainly for the purpose of covering short-sale positions. Sometimes, it is also be used for derivative hedges and dividend arbitrage across...