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A weighty issue
Lack of data for models is a function of Vietnam’s new capital markets – but no reason why the quality of data cannot improve over time, say speakers at Risk Vietnam conference
Latest Handelsbanken electricity certificates track changes in Nord Pool quarterly contracts
Turnover in Sweden hits new highs
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Structured Products Europe Awards 2010
Nordic banks want to use the Basel framework’s advanced approach to credit risk capital, but local regulators are insistent that data – rather than judgement – has to be the basis for the calculations. Banks don’t have enough instances of default in…
Nordea tops this year's Nordic Risk derivatives rankings
The Nordic market has been slower to pick up on the trend for exchange-traded products than its southern European counterparts but progress comes with Swedish bank Handelsbanken’s listing of Finland’s first exchange-traded notes (ETN) on the Nasdaq OMX…
Gaining ground, our latest analysis reveals the key findings of the Top 50 Global Custody Mandates 2010 study
The Structured Products Awards for Europe 2009 were presented on November 18 at the Park Plaza Victoria in London by celebrity guest speaker, the comedian Sean Lock. Barclays Capital was named house of the year and Credit Suisse took the award for equity…
Handelsbanken has had a good year, helped by its incorporation of bull and bear strategies and move into covered warrants. Richard Jory talks to Peter Frösell about providing trading products to complement the capital-protected and certificate investor…
Chief risk officers have given muted support to the recent stress-testing exercise by Swedish regulator Finansinspektionen to assess whether the country's largest banks have enough capital to survive future stresses.
Credit default swap spreads in Europe have remained relatively tight this week despite falling equities. The trend is being supported by the current dislocation between credit and equity, and also continued large issuance of synthetic CDOs, according to…
“We don’t like portfolio management,” says Björn Börjesson, executive vice-president and head of the central credit department at Svenska Handelsbanken in Stockholm.
Credit risk management systems are surprisingly sophisticated at many Nordic banks. Ellen Leander examines the changes being made to existing infrastructure to keep that edge.