After Greece, Portugal and Spain suffered rating downgrades in April due to escalating fiscal problems, investors ask if the same standards are being applied to advanced economies.
Tightening continues on eurozone CDS spreads in a sign of improving market confidence
Widening bond spreads and market volatility will result in more interesting structured products, according to Morgan Stanley. The spikes in volatility that have followed news of a hung parliament in the...
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News of a massive EU rescue package has boosted market confidence in European sovereign and bank debt.
As Greek debt continues to fall, banks are assessing their vulnerability to the crisis spreading across Europe.
Restructuring Greece's debt burden is out of the question, according to Lazard, the US financial services company hired as advisers by the Greek government. In a brief statement, Lazard said that "a restructuring...
Three-year tenor of bailout package doesn't give Greece the long-term stability it needs to address its fiscal problems.
Fears mount over Greece's ability to reduce fiscal deficit and service debt repayments, despite Eurozone-IMF bailout package.
If Greek debt is downgraded again, much will depend on whether the ECB decides to keep accepting it as collateral.
With markets anticipating a Greek debt restructuring, bank traders and risk managers are preparing for a wider crisis that could drag in northern European countries, tip the euro into a tailspin or ...
Credit specialists anticipate Greece could be forced to restructure its debt within a few months, following a day in which its five year sovereign credit default swap spiked from 485.7 basis points to...
Italian academic Gustavo Piga, who first identified the deceptive use of derivatives by one European state in 2001, believes local governments should be banned from using derivatives products.
The continued adherence of US accounting practice to market-inconsistent techniques means the headline figures of the US life industry would be unaffected by interest rate movements, even in the event...
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.