Asia Pacific: Hedging their bets

Author: | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Regulators of developed markets have closely scrutinised derivatives since the 2008 global financial crisis, introducing extraterritorial regulations such as the Dodd-Frank Act and European Market Infrastructure Regulation. Emerging markets, particularly those in Asia, are starting to look at derivatives differently – as a tool that manages, rather than creates, financial risk.

In January next year, Indonesian...