The European collateralised debt obligation (CDO) market's ability to offer transparency to investors will determine the speed of their return to the sector, said Moody’s Investors Service.
New York-based rating agency Moody’s Investors Service said the global corporate default rate had reached its lowest level in two decades by the end of 2007, although it expected a “sharp rise” in...
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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Investors in constant proportion debt obligations (CPDOs) were given an unwanted early Christmas present by rating agencies, as Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Moody’s Investors Service put the ratings of CPDO notes on review for a possible downgrade....
The European Commission (EC) is planning an “intensive review” of credit rating agencies after the slew of recent rating actions on securities affected by poorly performing US subprime mortgages.
Spread widening in corporate credit and leveraged debt has been wrongly attributed to the fallout from the US subprime mortgage market, according to Baring Asset Management.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.