Bucking the trend

Ranjit Ajit Singh, managing director of the Securities Commission of Malaysia and Iosco chairman, is a rarity among financial supervisors: he favours market deregulation and the use of more risk management tools such as derivatives. Harry Thompson reports

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It’s unusual these days to hear a senior regulator extolling the virtues of derivatives and pondering how to best develop more trading activity in this area. But that is one of the many th