Mortgage-backed securities (mbs)
Despite a spectacular run-up in prices since 2010, US residential mortgages continue to offer strong opportunities for hedge funds. Investors should continue to see gains throughout 2013
The BoJ's latest inflation targeting weapon could challenge its balance sheet strength
Barclays has had to cope with an increasingly risk-averse investor base within the context of historically low yields, but by emphasising simplicity and transparency, the bank has stormed ahead with its...
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Lance Uggla, chief executive of Markit, pauses a moment and opens a door: “You should see this,” he says. It’s impossible to know what lies behind that door, but the financial information services company Uggla founded with four former colleagues...
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Securitisation market has a long way to go before its reputation is restored, says industry veteran
As the cost of issuing debt via the senior unsecured market has risen substantially since the financial crisis, banks have turned increasingly to the covered bond markets for low cost funding. But will this surge in issuance lead to a deterioration in...
Technology can provide a competitive advantage in banking. How it is applied by Tier 1 and Tier 2 institutions, to the benefit for their risk management systems, is discussed.
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