The move to discounting liabilities using swap rates under Solvency II will present challenges for UK with-profits funds that have been used to matching cashflows using gilts. Against the backdrop of a...
Federal Reserve proposals limiting counterparty risk could put RBS and the UK government in one pot – potentially forcing US banks to cut exposure to both
The Retail Distribution Review is already having an impact on structured products in the UK if new products launched this month are anything to go by
In this paper (in English and German), Genscape has analysed Combined Heat and Power or Central Heat and Power (CHP)production in the German market, the challenges it raises for market participants, and the key steps required to address the fundamental lack of transparency in CHP plant production.
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The director of UK and Europe fixed income portfolio management at AllianceBernstein, Arif Husain, shares his views on inflation, the UK and European outlook and asset allocation.
With government budget deficits growing rapidly across Europe and in the US, sovereign debt issuance is facing ever more scrutiny. Robert Stheeman, chief executive of the UK’s Debt Management Office, talks to Michael Watt about the challenges he faces...
Correlation between inflation and real estate investment can be negative in the short term but almost perfect on a long-term time horizon
UK investment firm insists ABS offers better value then unsecured bank debt, despite its damaged reputation.
Investors have traditionally opted for a passive approach to managing their index-linked gilt exposure. But Miles Tym, institutional gilt fund manager at M&G Investments, argues the impact of structural changes and increased volatility in the market means...
New lows in gilt yields following last week's spending review have been seen by some analysts as a vote of confidence in the UK government's austerity plans. Other observers, however, say they reflect something else entirely.
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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