Credit valuation adjustment (cva)
The move by European authorities to exempt European banks from holding CVA capital should be matched by regulators in Asia, according to senior bankers in the region
The credit additional termination event (ATE) clause is a counterparty risk mitigant that allows banks to terminate and close out bilateral derivative contracts if the credit rating of the counterparty...
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As computational demands on banks have increased, some have turned to powerful graphics processing units, but these were initially applied at the transaction pricing level. Now, they are starting to cover portfolio valuations and other enterprise-level...
The value of early termination clauses in derivatives depends crucially on the type of close-out value used and on the counterparty risk, and embeds optionality in even the most vanilla swap contracts. In the case of the so-called risk-free close-out,...
Hedges will attract capital instead of providing capital relief, argues Citi exec
The European Banking Authority has proposed a way for banks to calculate a credit valuation adjustment capital charge when credit default swap spreads are absent or illiquid – but it does not solve the problem, argue Eduardo Epperlein, Kyriakos Chourdakis,...
Harnessing credit and debit valuation adjustments to credit default swaps may have seemed a good idea a few years ago, but as that market shrinks, it is eroding their foundations. Laurie Carver reports
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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