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S Korean derivatives boom as stocks fall short

Sales of derivatives have set an annual record in the first 10 months of 2014

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Income from bond-related proprietary trading rose 75 per cent from a year earlier to 1.936 trillion won in the third quarter.

Hong Kong

SALES of derivatives tied to global stock markets in South Korea have set an annual record in the first 10 months of 2014, as equity and bond returns fall short.

Structured products whose returns are tied to the performance of a particular company or share index rose to

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