Debit valuation adjustment (dva)
JP Morgan’s decision to accept a $1.5 billion FVA charge when revaluing its book has put pressure on other banks to follow, but there is no consensus on even fundamental issues, such as which funding...
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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...
Dealers do not often ask regulators to intervene in the derivatives markets, but faced with an insoluble pricing headache, and no way to defend themselves, they’re seeking help. And some clients are now asking whether the market has simply become too...
Dealers are looking to consolidate desks that manage adjustments for credit, debit and funding valuation
Disparate – but intimately related – adjustments to derivatives prices are being put under one umbrella by some dealers, uniting counterparty risk, funding, collateral and capital management in one super-desk. That frightens some treasurers, who see...
In this video discussion, Duncan Wood, editor of Risk, talks to Nick Sawyer, Risk’s editor-in-chief, about attempts to price in a replacement valuation adjustment on derivatives trades
The risk of exposure and counterparty default probability both increasing – so-called wrong-way risk – is usually understood in terms of the correlation between the two variables. But this approach is focused more on the centre of the distribution,...
Regulatory change will force firms to alter their behaviour, and their technology platforms need to keep pace
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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