Benchmark designated “critical” to stem departures and enable transaction-based methodology
Crisis analysis model suggests rates and credit markets see danger
Dealers demanding compensation for extra funding costs
Efforts to double number of contributing firms said to face strong resistance
Proposed new methodology behind benchmark constitutes a "fundamental" change, ACT argues
Thin volumes in unsecured lending market should be a cause for concern, bourse operator argues
Risk Awards 2015: French and Italian bond contracts became popular hedges last year
Large US fixed-income funds moot rate-rigging legal action
After moving to Eonia discount rates for its swaps in 2011, Denmark's PKA decided to make Eonia the benchmark for its hedge portfolio at the end of 2012. It's a smart move, dealers say - but one with some risks of its own
Eight banks fined for participating in illegal cartels; UBS avoids €2.5 billion fine in exchange for co-operation
The spread between Libor and overnight index swap rates used to be negligible – until the crisis. Its behaviour since can be explained theoretically and empirically by a model driven by typical lenders’ liquidity and typical borrowers’ credit...
To Euribor and back
RBS's head of investment banking arm to step down in wake of findings
The bank's finance director and general counsel are to leave
Fine reveals further weaknesses in internal controls following rogue trading incident
Barclays' $450m settlement gives lawyers smoking gun evidence of attempts to tamper with benchmark rates
CFTC orders Barclays to pay a $200 million penalty. Commissioner Bart Chilton says agency is "vigorously looking at individuals"
At a sprint
Risk awards 2012
Structured Products Europe Awards 2010
Fasten your seat belts
As investors seek protection against interest rate rises, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley are among the banks responding with rates products offering minimum returns.
Excess liquidity in the euro funding markets halved at the beginning of July, causing Eonia to leap higher. The extent of the move surprised traders and caused problems for some participants. Christopher Whittall reports