This white paper explores the tools needed to support cross-border stock investment in Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong. The paper further provides a convenient and cost efficient offshore market tool for Mutual Market investment.
This white paper explores the new scenarios opened by negative interest rates; the associated risks; and the models organisations can use to account for negative rates.
Prime-of-prime solutions – Sustainable solutions and evaluating means of access to credit in foreign exchange markets
Based on a survey of global FX market participants, this white paper explores the preferences, needs and attitudes clients and the broader FX market have in relation to tiered credit intermediation.
This white paper outlines the basic building blocks for good collateral management and addresses the impact of new regulation on collateral management. The paper further provides a solution to help organisations adapt to the new regulatory reality.
This white paper emphasizes that now is the time to address the extensive inaccuracies in data reporting to ensure data integrity. It further provides an elegant solution to the problem that leverages existing bilateral reconciliation processes and systems.
The Efficiency of Counterparty Netting in OTC Derivatives: How Clearing Solves the Uncleared Margin Puzzle
This white paper considers the margin efficiencies generated by counterparty netting within clearing and by using interest rate swaptions as a worked example, quantifies those margin efficiencies.
The IFF China Report 2016: Insight and opinion from China’s top leaders, policy-makers and financiers
This report, drafted by the International Finance Forum and published in association with Central Banking, provides readers with a unique insight into the inner workings of China's economic development and financial reform.
This white paper explores how to develop a framework that addresses the probability-weighted aspects of IFRS 9 and answers questions about the practical use of alternative scenarios.
This white paper discusses the new standards that have been set forth by the FASB and explores how banks should align with the new CECL impairment standards.
Commodity markets can be volatile, so end users routinely hedge the risk that prices will move against them and potentially eliminate some or all of their profit margin.At the same time, speculators with the expertise to spot trends are often willing to take on the risks that hedgers transfer to…