Japan’s synthetic collateralised debt obligation (CDO) market is likely to continue to boom in 2003, according to a report published this week by credit rating agency Moody’s Investors Service.
The impact of a rigorous new Japanese bank inspection system is causing alarm at the country's banks, with many scrambling to shore-up fragile financial reserves ahead of its implementation in the next...
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Credit default swaps on Japanese names were unchanged on Monday, as market participants came back for a half day after the long New Year holiday.
Convertible arbitrage funds and other investors seeking premium continued to maintain tight Japanese credit default swap spreads, despite continued weakness in the country's benchmark Nikkei 225 stock index, which dropped near its 19-year low of 8,303,...
Credit default swap spreads in Japan continued to tighten this week, despite the equity market benchmark Nikkei index closing down every day since Monday, ending at 8,516.07, 347.19 points or 4% down on the week.
A weaker Japanese yen earlier this week lifted market sentiment on the financial prospects of Japanese export companies, which caused their credit protection costs to narrow up to 20 basis points.
Plans to clean up balance sheets at Japanese banks has had a widely muted impact on the credit market, despite concern that some banks may run a loss in the full year ending March 2003 as a result of their more drastic restructuring plans. Japan’s four...
Japanese banks’ credit default swap (CDS) spreads continued their rollercoaster ride this week, with some of the spreads widening by as much as 40 basis points and tightening back by 30bp. Although Friday’s session brought some solace to Japan’s...
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