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Unearthing untapped yield and liquidity

Emerging and frontier markets’ relevance is accelerating. Work with us to get ahead of the curve.

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Discover the rates markets of tomorrow, today

There’s a pressing need for diversification in rates trading. While G10 remains a cornerstone for most, related products can be expensive – and the yield promise elsewhere is simply too big to ignore.

Emerging and frontier markets are the source of that promise. Asia, Africa and the Middle East are home to many such markets – and we’ve been operating here for decades, laying the groundwork for you. We’re also now providing offshore access to Latin American and Eastern European rates markets.
Yet even as these rates markets open-up, it typically remains hard to realise their potential without local market understanding. With the necessary licenses, liquidity, and knowledge of local nuances, we can be that local guide.

And uniquely for an international bank, we combine all this with G10 liquidity and experience. This also means we can export developed market innovation to create first-of-their-kind solutions in emerging and frontier markets.

Why choose us?

  • Discover untapped yield

    Rely on us and our local knowledge to guide you into high-barrier, high-potential markets

  • Access a complete product range

    Across emerging, frontier and G10 markets, our rates products include swaps, bonds and options

  • Redefine investment possibilities

    For non-vanilla needs, we create new, first-to-market solutions in the promising rates markets

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Uncovering a world of unchartered opportunities

Access and thrive in high-barrier markets with us. We provide on-the-ground research into Asia, Africa and the Middle East, and proprietary pricing and trade execution across multiple asset classes – including FX, rates, and commodities.

And for more complex packaging needs, we offer bespoke structuring solutions. For financing needs, we offer a full spectrum across our dynamic footprint – from traditional credit and debt market products, to specialised financing and beyond. And with custody, clearing and securities lending also available, we can support all your financial market needs.