Will Wall Street trading reforms benefit Asia?

America’s financial overhaul could move risk-taking to Asia.

Will Wall Street trading reforms benefit Asia?

Wall Street reforms might help to make Asian financial centres more attractive to US traders, according to our web poll last week. The new bill passed the House of Representatives last week and is expected to pass the Senate next week.

With much tighter restrictions on risk-taking if the rules come into effect, some market participants are predicting that a chunk of trading could move offshore. London would likely have benefited from that migration in the past, but these...

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