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Monday, 27 March 2017

European politics trump Asian demand

European politics trump Asian demand

IFR Asia 984 - March 25, 2017

Asian investors are scaling back their exposure to European sovereign and agency bonds ahead of a contentious French presidential election.

Asia departures mount at Credit Suisse

Asia departures mount at Credit Suisse

IFR Asia 984 - March 25, 2017

Several senior bankers are leaving Credit Suisse in Asia after a tough period for its markets business.

China reforms bond repo rules

IFR Asia 984 - March 25, 2017

China is planning to raise the rating threshold for bonds used as collateral for repurchase transactions in the stock exchange markets, as part of its efforts to curtail excessive leverage at financial institutions.

HKEx launches first RMB options

IFR Asia 984 - March 25, 2017

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing last week launched its first currency options, rolling out more renminbi-related derivative products in a bid to cement Hong Kong’s status as the main offshore renminbi trading hub.