Buy-side firms angry about continuing margin disparity and uncertainty
The credit valuation adjustment charge in Basel III allows capital relief for credit default swap (CDS) hedges. But once a product has a new use, it creates new demand – and prices must change. That...
New research sheds light on implications of product's role as regulatory capital hedge
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Launched with a fanfare earlier this year, trading in Ice’s new credit index future has since stalled. Critics say it is dead, but its backers argue it is too soon to write the contract off. Peter Madigan reports
Positions in credit default swaps (CDSs) are eligible instruments to reduce some Basel III capital requirements. The value of this benefit should be reflected in the price. Chris Kenyon and Andrew Green incorporate this into a pricing model for CDSs,...
The European Commission believes the largest derivatives dealers used their influence to prevent exchange trading of credit default swap contracts between 2006 and 2009 – and as new derivatives trading venues prepare to launch, some have similar complaints....
Temporary rules for portfolio margining by clients are set to expire in December. Hedge funds say they will stay on the sidelines until they know what happens next
Clearing house has been told its own rules prevent it from shelving buy-side clearing for single-name CDS contracts
Counterparty risk is generally thought of at a portfolio level, but understanding how a particular payout interacts with credit and debit valuation adjustments could help banks make business decisions. Laurie Carver introduces this month’s technical...
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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