Tim Mortimer of Future Value Consultants looks at the pricing issues for structured products in different markets and provides his trade of the month
Major Chinese entities and international banks are steeling themselves for a protracted battle on multiple fronts related to the use of over-the-counter derivatives. The confrontation is killing business and preventing some Chinese entities from hedging...
Lower volatility across asset classes in the second quarter of the year produced lower value-at-risk figures at almost all major banks, according to a Risk survey.
As part of our 15th Anniversary, Energy Risk rounds up 15 of the most influential and innovative companies currently active in the traded energy markets and profiles their achievements
Losses & Lawsuits
The Obama administration’s proposals for safeguarding the financial system place the US Federal Reserve at the heart of a new regulatory regime for systemic risk, but some former regulators are sceptical of the Fed’s ability to carry out the job.
Trading activities and one-off gains helped US banks record positive results during the week ending July 17, despite a continuing deterioration in traditional lending businesses, analysts said.
Providers were looking to independent credit agencies to issue structured products as the US structured products market hit mid-week. Both Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley teamed up with Eksportfinans to issue their latest products, which included an...
Ten of the largest US financial institutions that have received public funds under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (Tarp) scheme are to pay back $68 billion after they were approved to reimburse the funds to the federal government yesterday.
Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Merrill Lynch took a look at the exchange-traded product market, particularly in Europe, and decided that to enter as a provider they needed scale. So the three got together and created Source. Richard...