Month: April 2016

Corporates Proving Slow to Improve FX Risk Management Capabilities

Corporates have been slow to improve their FX risk management systems and processes despite the negative impact that these are having on their commercial interests, according to Deloitte’s Global Treasury Advisory Services. Profit & Loss reported on a survey published by Deloitte earlier this month in which 56% of the corporate treasurers that responded cited […]

ISDA Warns of Race Against Time On European Margin Rules

Scott O’Malia, CEO of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), has warned that market participants have been left racing against the clock in order to comply with the new European rules on derivatives margin requirements. In comments posted on the ISDA website O’Malia says that the March 8 publication of the final rules regarding […]

SEF Volumes Down in February as IRS Trading Slows

Total trading volume on SEFs averaged $443.5 billion per day during the month of February, an 8.6% decrease from the previous month and a 2.7% decrease from February 2015, according to the Futures Industry Association’s (FIA) SEF Tracker. The decrease resulted entirely from a drop in interest rates trading, as both foreign exchange and credit […]

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