This rule is designed to reduce risks to the global financial system following the central role played by the multi-trillion dollar derivatives sector in the global financial crisis a decade ago. Photo: Shutterstock

Global regulators delay new derivatives margin rules to avoid market fragmentation

  • Deadline for implementation of new margin rules extended by one year to September 1, 2021
  • The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision said that the potential benefits of margin requirements must be weighed against the impact on liquidity
Topic |   China economy

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This rule is designed to reduce risks to the global financial system following the central role played by the multi-trillion dollar derivatives sector in the global financial crisis a decade ago. Photo: Shutterstock
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.