Debit valuation adjustment (dva)
Dealers broadly agree that funding costs and benefits should be priced into uncollateralised trades, and some banks have started recognising this in their financial statements. But there is no standard...
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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 focuses more on the centre of the distribution. This...
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
The debit valuation adjustment is a controversial concept when applied to derivatives liabilities, but it has won accountants round. Further thought shows it could be applied more broadly – even to purely positive assets. Laurie Carver introduces this...
Debit valuation adjustments are becoming well understood for derivatives and liabilities – but can affect the asset side of the balance sheet too. Specifically, assets such as so-called goodwill depend on the creditworthiness of the firm. Chris Kenyon...
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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