Governments and agencies
Reform of Japan's public sector has been a drawn-out process, and there's still a lot of uncertainty over issues such as the likely risk profile of restructured government bodies. But credit quality is...
This handy guide reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each one.
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The Russian corporate bond markets are broadening. More issuance is expected from previously inactive sectors and securitisation is developing into more esoteric assets. Risks to future growth include a dip in the price of commodities. Alan McNee reports...
Inflation bonds are the current vogue product for sovereign debt management. With more countries looking to enter the market, banks are keen to exploit a lucrative business source. But do inflation bonds really offer sovereigns the promised benefits?...
The world of municipal, agency and sovereign finance is changing rapidly. In this debut edition of our Governments and agencies supplement, we look at the risk management ramifications of some of the changes taking place in the public finance markets....
US agencies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are two of the most voracious users of interest rate hedging tools, especially swaptions and related instruments, which they use to hedge their vast mortgage portfolios. Naomi Humphries asks them about their main...
The world’s leading private sovereign lenders were battered last year by the Argentinian crisis and escalating currency and interest rate volatility. How has the world’s leading multilateral weathered the storm? Naomi Humphries asks World Bank chief...
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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