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(Reuters) - Britain agreed to further dismantle its highly centralised system of government on Thursday, striking a political deal to grant Scotland new tax-raising powers in a move critics fear could trigger the beginning of the end of the United Kingdom.
Derivatives industry participants have responded to recent regulatory initiatives on loss absorbing resources and recovery and resolution frameworks for central counterparty clearing firms with their own set of principles for enhancing transparency and consistency in CCP standards.
(Reuters) - Concerns by Europe’s top funds watchdog that a landmark Hong Kong-China trading link may not adequately protect investors are preventing thousands of funds from buying Shanghai stocks, threatening the success of the project, market participants told Reuters.
(Reuters) - China hopes that last week’s interest rate cut will increase lending into the economy to shore up flagging growth, but measuring any rise will be impeded by a number of tricks the country’s bankers use to manipulate the figures.
Keith Mullin finds the continued focus on remuneration astounding.
The derivatives industry needs more time to prepare for margin requirements on uncleared swaps as the current timetable leaves just months for counterparties to address sizeable risk management and infrastructure modifications after new rules are finalised
Anthony Peters joins the boredom in London and chews over some raw data.
For central banks, lower oil prices pose a communication challenge…
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