The near-collapse of stricken US securities firm Bear Stearns has raised questions about the strength of prime brokerages and highlighted the importance of using more than one prime broker. The dealer...
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The Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank (ECB) and the central banks of the UK, Canada and Switzerland have agreed upon a series of auctions to provide billions for credit-starved financial in...
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Investors in structured credit assets, such as collateralised debt obligations, recently “realised they were much less informed than they originally thought”, according to US Federal Reserve gov...
Six US regulatory agencies have called for more loss-mitigation strategies to prevent homeowner defaults on mortgages. In a joint statement released yesterday they said that all regulated financial ...
An increase in the premiums investors require to take risk is probably a healthy development, said US Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke.
Spread widening in corporate credit and leveraged debt has been wrongly attributed to the fallout from the US subprime mortgage market, according to Baring Asset Management.
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