But strategy among highest returns this year
Dealers found a way to protect some cross-currency swaps from heavy new capital requirements last year, by adding foreign exchange options into the structure – but the powers of the technique are ...
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This paper quantifies and explains the valuation differences between credit default swaps (CDSs) and corporate bonds from a sample of European investment-grade firms. Based on all information gained through...
For several years leading up to the outbreak of the financial crisis, growth in the use of arbitrage collateralized debt obligations (CDOs) was explosive. In this paper, we discuss potential sources of...
Look beyond loans
Some buy-side firms are already calling it the great unwind – the migration out of the huge bond portfolios buy-side firms have built up in recent years, as rates eventually rise. But with dealers...
Hong Kong regulator to consult banks on new LCR this quarter and assess level playing field implications before deciding on whether to adopt a phased approach
A lack of liquidity is still providing problems for corporates looking to hedge – even in Hong Kong
Exchange-traded funds that give exposure to corporate bond indexes could face competition from total return swaps on the indexes, say market participants
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Tenax Capital fund will buy bank loans and provide debt capital to corporates
Turning borders into barriers
Exchange-traded funds that give investors exposure to emerging markets debt are increasingly popular and funds denominated in local currencies are also on the rise
HKMA backs foreign currency option for local banks struggling to meet Basel III’s liquidity coverage ratio
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.