Thursday, 02 July 2015



Indian central bank chief says govt in talks over capital for lenders

02 July 2015

(Reuters) - Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday that the government was in talks with the central bank about injecting capital to lenders, while noting it was important to ensure funding for infrastructure projects remain on track.

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Bitcoin firms struggle with regulatory navigation

01 July 2015

Bitcoin-based start-ups are struggling to navigate uncharted regulatory territory as blockchain technology seeps into various corners of the financial services community, where multiple regulatory regimes often apply.

UPDATE – US swaps regulator CFTC to close cross-border loophole

29 June 2015

(Reuters) - The US derivatives market regulator on Monday proposed a rule for safety margins for uncleared swaps to close a loophole Wall Street banks have used to duck new trading provisions by shifting business abroad.

PRC issuers step up US exodus

PRC issuers step up US exodus

IFR 2089 27 June 2015 to 3 July 2015

Several US-listed Chinese companies are planning to go private, a trend that is expected to provide big business for mainland banks as issuers restructure and look to relist closer to home.

Regulatory impact on swaps minimal, managers say

IFR 2089 27 June 2015 to 3 July 2015

Soaring interest rate volatility led to a surge in hedging activity in recent weeks, providing the first clear picture of the impact of post-crisis regulation on investor demand for over-the-counter derivatives. And the apparent answer is that not much has changed.