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An interest rate derivative is a derivative that gives an investor the right to buy or receive money at a certain interest rate in the future. Interest rate derivatives are used to circumvent the risk and uncertainty attached interest rates.
Increased fear of counterparty default is pushing many institutions to seek reliable clearing solutions. Now, for the first time, the US buy-side can access LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear via a futures commission merchant model. Floyd Converse, head of SwapClear US sales and marketing, explains the
As an inherently volatile industry, shipping is characterised by a high risk-high return profile, making its rates and prices difficult to forecast, and as a consequence business projects less accurately budgeted. The identification and management of any such business risks is imperative.
Standard Chartered delivered an impressive set of results for 2009 even as its competitors across the world continued to suffer the fallout of the financial crisis. Group head of financial markets, Lenny Feder, talks about the successes of the year and the outlook for the UK bank.