The New York Fed's head of financial market infrastructure, Jeanmarie Davis, says some banks will "revisit their presence" in the repo business due to increased regulatory requirements
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
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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...
Basel III is changing the shape of the global repo markets but in Asia banks are sensing an opportunity. Why are Asia’s markets such an attractive proposition for repo?
New US capital and liquidity rules for overseas banks could cripple repo and securities lending businesses, the industry claims. Some banks are already considering scaling back, but there are deeper concerns, too. Peter Madigan reports
US regulators have pledged to adopt the new Basel leverage ratio, but with higher minimums, sparking concerns that US banks will find it harder to compete in repo and other businesses. Lukas Becker reports
Repo netting criteria in the revised leverage ratio may be less forgiving than banks first thought
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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