Emerging Markets Roundup: Africa

SOUTH AFRICA EASES RULES ON FOREIGN OWNERSHIP   By Antonio Guerrero   South Africa’s National Treasury is studying a plan to allow offshore companies traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), known as inward-listed companies, to be regarded as domestic ...

Best Derivatives Providers 2011

ANNUAL SURVEY AND AWARDS   By Michael Shari   Counterparty risk trumps pricing as criteria for picking derivative providers. Wall Street is retaking market share from European rivals   Never underestimate the sleight of hand with which the fast-paced derivatives ...

Global Finance Salon

POLITICAL STALEMATE CRIPPLES BOTH US AND EUROPE   By Vanessa Drucker   In the first of a new ongoing series, Global Finance sits down with Jason Trennert, managing partner and chief investment strategist at Strategas Research Partners.   Trennert, Strategas ...

Global: Pushing For Mainstream Sustainability Reporting

NEWSMAKERS: GLOBAL   By Anita Hawser   Ligteringen: “Measure what you need to manage” “We are urging all companies to look systematically at their environmental,social and economic results,” says Ernst Ligteringen, CEO of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), which provides ...

Demand For Hedging Surges

FOCUS: COMMODITY RISK   By Michael Shari   Renewed turmoil in Europe, supply shortages and the growing impact of financial investors are driving renewed demand for commodities hedging.   For most of 2010, producers and consumers of many commodities had ...

Best Derivatives Providers: Exchanges

WINNERS: EXCHANGES   Achievement Award ICE Long before derivatives reform was on the regulatory agenda, the Intercontinental Exchange in Atlanta was well on the way to achieving what regulators hope to accomplish with new rules—an unprecedented level of transparency in ...