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Billions of dollars worth of structured products sold in the Middle East are being restructured by dealers as both local and international equity trades have been hit hard. The restructuring has also focused on alternative investment products linked to...
The collapse of Lehman Brothers left billions of dollars of structured notes with unhedged exposures, prompting issuers to scramble for new counterparties to restructure trades. Meanwhile, some structured product providers have offered hope to investors...
Calyon will centre its business on structured finance, equities including brokerage and equity derivatives, and fixed income following the implementation of a restructuring plan explained at a briefing in Paris on September 10. The announcement included...
Downgrades of subprime collateralised debt obligations and widening spreads have caused losses aplenty for structured credit investors. Faced with the prospect of further erosion in valuation, some have plumped for restructurings. But this is by no means...
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"An oasis of calm in the subprime maelstrom," was how New York-based Moody's Investors Service described the structured investment vehicle (SIV) sector in a report issued in late July. Less than a month later, that assessment appeared remarkably myopic,...
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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