The Financial Services Agency (FSA) in Japan has amended guidelines for the implementation of Pillar II of the Basel Accord. The guidelines for its early warning system framework were revised to clarify...
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Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has scheduled a number of new initiatives for 2005 to combat flagging investor interest in derivatives. It also plans to expand and promote its distribution of market data to a wider user base in the Far East.
With the implementation of Basel II firmly on the agenda for Japan's banks, Shunsuke Shirakawa of the Financial Services Agency talks about how the Japanese regulator will approach the challenges posed by the new Accord.
French bank BNP Paribas has created a sub-index to its CJ50 index of the 50 most liquid Japanese credit default swaps (CDS). Called CJ Flex, the sub-index is referenced on about 30 investment-grade credits, worth a total notional amount of more than ¥10...
The issuance of arbitrage synthetic and cash collateralised debt obligations (CDOs) in Japan is set to remain at a standstill due to tight credit spreads, according to a report published by Moody’s Investors Service.
Resecuritisation deals - collateralised loan obligations (CLOs) backed by structured finance securities - are likely to grow in Japan, according to a report issued this week by Moody’s Investors Service.
US investment houses JP Morgan Chase and Morgan Stanley are merging their Japanese credit derivatives indexes Janice and MSJ-CDS, respectively, into Trac-x Japan, a new tradable index that tracks the 50 most liquid Japanese credit default swaps (CDS)....
Following the publication of the third and final consultation paper, Japan's banks are focusing more seriously on Basel II. With the new requirements set to take effect from 2006, most banks face a critical year ahead.
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future
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