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Credit protection on Japanese banks widened by about 20 to 30 basis points (bp) this week, as the sharp drop in the country’s equity market put pressure on bank margins and financial ratios.
Japanese credit default swaps remained directionless this week, with spreads moving up and down within a narrow range, in what was an overall quiet trading week, dealers said.
French bank BNP Paribas is preparing to close its seventh Japanese synthetic arbitrage collateralised debt obligation (CDO) under its Serena Finance programme, according to a senior Tokyo-based official at the bank.
Credit default swaps in Japan continued to narrow following a sell-off in the past week or two, although volumes remained low this week, Tokyo dealers said. Spreads on five-year debt protection for electronics sector companies tightened by as much as...
Japanese credit default swaps continued to recover this week, correcting a from a recent sell-off prompted by weak stock markets and general risk aversion on the market.
The cost of credit protection was higher on Japanese banks and some electronics names this week, amid a more stabilised market.
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