Sefs agree a lack of clarity on reporting requirements has created an inconsistent and fragmented view of trading activity
Libor rigging has been seen as a rates market problem, but it also tainted the foreign exchange market – forcing banks to pick and choose even more carefully as they add extra staff for a surge in currency...
Volume was up across forex products in the UK and US in April 2013, with nearly $1 trillion traded daily in the US and more than $2.5 trillion in the UK
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Banks are staffing up for a livelier foreign exchange forwards market, but taint of Libor rigging is limiting pool of new traders
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New capital instruments with contingent triggers will be allowed to make up a slice of Tier I capital under incoming prudential rules, but despite the success of early issues, traditional bond investors remain wary. Is there enough demand to meet an estimated...
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Policy-makers say they will not bail out a stricken clearing house, which means the industry needs explicit recovery and resolution plans. It also means member firms will get a better picture of exactly how much risk they face. Michael Watt reports
Work to develop a cross-border recovery and resolution regime is progressing, but the need for individual regulators to sign co-operation agreements is seen as a potential problem. It boils down to trust – and that worries some participants. Michael...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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