Currency Funds See Worst Year Since 2011 as Divergence Flounders – Bloomberg Currency managers won’t be leading late-night celebrations after foreign-exchange funds suffered their worst year since 2011 as bets on monetary-policy divergence disappointed.
China Cracks Whip on Foreign Banks with Forex Shut Out – Reuters Chinese authorities are starting to police the nation’s foreign exchange market in a way currency traders have rarely seen before.
Merry Rising Interest Rates and a Happy SEF Year: 4 Reasons Why 2016 Will Be the ‘Year of the SEF’ – TabbForum There have been successes, setbacks, and surprises in the swaps trading landscape over the past 12 months. But 2015 was relatively quiet in the life of SEF implementation. As we look forward to the next year, however, there are four reasons that 2016 will be the ‘Year of the SEF.’
China to Double Onshore Trading Hours – Profit & Loss China has extended the trading hours for the onshore yuan to enable the local market to overlap with European and US markets.
What Banks Should Be Doing With Blockchain in 2016 – CoinDesk Banks didn’t plan for the blockchain. It just happened in front of them in 2015. But, they have been thinking a lot about its implications.