The US Federal Reserve Board has cut back several of the support facilities put in place over the past 18 months, arguing the recovery of the financial markets has made them unnecessary.
Inflation is set to rise in late 2009 and 2010, driven by rising commodity prices and low central bank rates, according to research from Barclays Capital, released on June 25.
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Runaway credit growth was at the root of the crisis, and regulatory reform must start by clamping down on it, John Greenwood, chief economist at Invesco in London, told the Risk Derivatives Summit ...
Proposed changes to the Basel II Accord’s trading book regime, due in early July, will make correlation trading uneconomical unless a compromise can be found, say dealers.
The Swiss National Bank (SNB) may impose size limits on Credit Suisse and UBS due to "unique" systemic risks in the Swiss financial system, it revealed on June 18.
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The Obama administration's much-hyped regulatory reform proposals disappointed over-the-counter derivatives dealers and end users yesterday by again failing to provide new details on how OTC markets...
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association’s collateral committee has revealed a set of goals for improvements to collateral management processes.
The worldwide recession will be far more severe than originally thought, with the global economy set to shrink 3% this year, warned World Bank president Robert Zoellick yesterday.
New research from the US Federal Reserve Bank in St Louis, Missouri, has found US banks did not begin to cut credit significantly until the last few months of last year, more than 12 months after t...
As the European Central Bank announced a new programme to purchase up to €60 billion of euro-denominated covered bonds, ECB board member Jose Gonzalez-Paramo said central banks should not be takin...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.