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Japan FSA threshold for trade execution 'extremely high'

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Viren Vaghela of Asia Risk reports on the recently released Japan FSA rules, which have proposed a threshold of ¥6 trillion ($59 billion) for Japanese banks to trade vanilla yen interest rate swaps electronically from September 2015. Andrew Bernard, head of Asia at Tradeweb, comments on the rules and their potential impact on the electronic trading of yen swaps.