Credit valuation adjustment (cva)
Canadian regulator wants its banks to compete on same terms as US rivals
Credit factor models tend to obscure the economics in favour of tractability – and this puts them at odds with rigorous arbitrage-free martingale pricing methods. To resolve this, quants are looking...
Critics of Basel III’s credit valuation adjustment (CVA) capital charge have long warned it would produce perverse incentives. Now, in the form of a string of quarterly losses in Deutsche Bank’s CVA...
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Big loss was accompanied by even bigger capital saving, traders point out. Other banks now working out their own policy on controversial capital charge
Banks tout 'tremendous' capital savings as Bank of America, Barclays, Citi and other swap dealers start using illiquid assets as initial margin
In recent years, derivatives pricing has become increasingly complex, assuming a far greater significance than it had previously. In this sponsored statement, Wayne Dennehy, co-head markets structuring and quantitative analysis, Kumeshen Naidoo, risk...
Lack of credit team or CVA desk might make use of measure counterproductive, panellists worry
The credit valuation adjustment charge in Basel III allows capital relief for credit default swap (CDS) hedges. But once a product has a new use, it creates new demand – and prices must change. That has unsettling implications for the CDS market. Laurie...
New research sheds light on implications of product's role as regulatory capital hedge
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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