In the wake of Portugal’s successful bond auction of almost €1.25 billion yesterday, credit default swaps (CDSs) on eurozone sovereigns continue to trade down
The chief economist of Zurich Financial Services believes there is the political will necessary to protect the eurozone over the long term
Sef and sound?
The cost of insuring against Irish and Belgian state defaults reaches unprecedented levels
The cost of insuring against a default by the Bank of Ireland rose today, as the Swiss central bank stopped accepting the bonds of Irish banks as collateral
Threat to A1 credit rating of the Portuguese government raises cost of credit default swaps.
Debt protection costs rise across eurozone peripherals
The cost of insuring against a default of Ireland's major banks went up today, despite yesterday's aid package agreed by parliament.
Risk perception of German debt continued a week-long rise, on fears of the country's exposure to fellow eurozone members with weaker finances.
The cost of insuring against an Irish government default rose today as Fitch lowered its Ireland rating to BBB+
Prudential has announced the appointment of John Foley as group chief risk officer and an executive director on the board, starting on January 1.
The CFTC announces its proposals on swap execution facilities on December 9, which could trigger a race to meet the new definition.
CDSs on Ireland, Portugal, Italy, Hungary and Spain increased over the weekend, while the cost of protection against Greek default fell.
The cost of insuring against a default of peripheral European states continued to fall today, after peaking at record highs on Tuesday.
A twist in the tail
Peripheral CDS tighten as Trichet raises hopes of more bond purchases
Credit default swaps on Irish debt continued to rise after the approval of €85 billion in EU aid.
CDS spreads on Ireland's sovereign and bank debt remain at elevated levels
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CDS spreads on peripheral eurozone debt widen despite €90 billion in aid
MF Global Holdings has announced the appointment of Mike Blomfield as managing director of its Asia-Pacific operations.
Banks are anxious to find cost-effective capital structures that will be attractive to investors and acceptable to regulators.