Most of the trading in Japan’s credit default swaps market centred around names with outstanding convertible bonds in quiet trading this week.
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The cost of credit protection on Japanese banks were off their lows, as the regulator eased earlier concerns that it may nationalise ailing banks. Meanwhile, the cost of protection on airlines continued to skyrocket as the war in Iraq and the spreading...
Technical factors continued to keep Japan’s credit default swaps on a tightening trend this week, except for airlines for which the cost of protection continued to rise on concern that the war in Iraq and Japan’s weak economy will seriously damage...
Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is preparing to launch its second balance sheet synthetic collateralised loan obligation on March 24, ahead of the fiscal year end, with a ¥1 trillion ($8.35 billion) transaction.
Japan’s credit default swaps market continued to ignore the threat of war in Iraq, diplomatic tensions with North Korea and weak stock markets, but the mood in Tokyo was nevertheless bearish, and market participants were more keen to buy protection...
Japanese credit default swaps have reached the end of their tightening trend, and market participants are now waiting for direction, dealers said. But with the fiscal year-end approaching, they predict that participants are likely to stay on the sidelines...
Japanese bank credit protection spreads widened this week as a capital-raising exercise by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp (SMBC) sparked renewed fears that banks were trying to shore-up capital reserves ahead of their year-end results.
Credit default swap spreads in Japan tightened across the board this week, brushing off heightened diplomatic tensions with North Korea and the threat of war in Iraq, as technical factors continued to support the Japanese market, dealers said.
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