CDS spreads spike for power company and insurance providers
The earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan on March 11 will not force a weakening of the yen, according to currency strategists focused on the region.
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Risk perceptions ease despite desperate situation in areas affected by the natural disaster
ETFs based on the MSCI Japan index have seen volumes reach unprecedented levels and large swings in volatility as investors digest events in Japan.
Investors have likely taken hits on legacy structured trades, though bankers say it is too early to judge the full impact of the Friday earthquake on the Japanese structured equity market. There are...
Stock market drops while Japanese government implements economic stimulus in response to earthquake
Business continuity planning struggles to prepare for a one-in-1,000-year event such as the Japan disaster.
Natural disaster increases Japanese risk perceptions, while spreads narrow in the eurozone
Bank of Japan makes largest-ever same-day funds operation in bid to subdue market panic following Tohoku earthquake
Japan has emerged as a fertile market for equity funds and now a structured equity fund has also caught the eye of Japanese investors hungry for yield in a low-interest environment.
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Bank of England paper uses BIS banking stats to show potential for cross-border contagion has been rising for past two decades, reaching its apogee at the time of the Lehman Brothers’ collapse
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