Banks treat more than half of their holdings of sovereign bonds as risk-free, according to the Basel Committee's annual report
In theory, swaps market participants will be pushed towards clearing houses by a supportive capital regime, but in practice, banks claim, successive regulatory proposals would have killed the business....
Hedge funds will soon be charged more to borrow from their prime brokers, banks warn – a result of new capital and liquidity rules, and a development that could cap the amount of leverage funds are able...
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Municipal bonds are not highly liquid. To some, that’s stating the obvious, but if US regulators write it into their version of Basel III’s liquidity coverage ratio, state and city treasurers say their financing costs will rise. By Joe Rennison
With draft rules threatening to drive up repo costs, regulators are divided on how far to go, according to SEB's head of risk and capital management
The US Federal Reserve wants to make repo trades more expensive and views still-pending rules on bank funding as one policy lever. However, a new draft of those rules goes too far, banks argue, potentially driving up costs by more than 850%. Lukas Becker...
Fed’s Marco Migueis says long-awaited AMA guidance will outline how to combine internal and external data
With the leverage ratio making clearing members sensitive to gross exposure numbers, CCPs are under pressure to develop new, more efficient ways of compressing cleared portfolios. LCH.Clearnet has revamped its offering and its rivals are expected to follow...
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.
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