Basel Committee working on sovereign risk, but eurozone has most at stake
The issue’s first paper looks at methodologies to measure spillover risks in European sovereign bond markets in the period 2004-15. Our second paper investigates European bond markets. Our final paper in this issue offers a promising new avenue of investigation...
This paper investigates European bond markets; looking at credit risk spillover effects between financial institutions and sovereigns in the euro area.
Bargain staves off threat of Greek exit, but does little to inspire belief in the eurozone
German exchange group signs joint venture deal with CFFEX and Shanghai Stock Exchange
New watchdog a great idea in theory, banks say - but early months have been difficult
Chair of eurozone watchdog tells Risk.net member states should ditch carve-outs
On Thursday, eurozone bank supervisors will be asked to give up dozens of safe harbours
Greek political upheaval sets up a lose-lose confrontation for the eurozone
Trading portfolios are easily mishandled, as are Europe's economies
Extension of maturities and lower interest rates more likely
If Europe’s politicians had read a seminal 1961 paper, they may never have forged the eurozone
Central bankers and supervisors want to break Europe's bank-sovereign feedback loop. Politicians don't seem so sure
Politicians may be unwilling to consider it, but the eurozone’s problems could be solved through a slight twist on debt monetisation, argues Marcello Minenna
Wishing won't make it so
The crisis in Cyprus may come to be seen as a turning point towards reduced moral hazard and a viable future for the euro, but David Rowe argues many pitfalls remain
Search for meaning
National supervisors made “gigantic mistakes”, says ECB's financial stability head
An incessant torrent of regulation, divergent approaches by different regulators and the practical difficulty of ensuring compliance by employees spread across different locations have created major challenges for senior management in the financial services...
Top 10 op risks: Political intervention
Keeping it in the family