Sovereign debt crisis
European bank sovereign derivatives exposures revealed
Basel III feedback loop between CDS spreads and CVA capital requirements worries dealers, following month of huge sovereign spread moves
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The MP and chairman of the investment committee at Evercore Pan-Asset says bondholders must learn to stomach restructurings of eurozone sovereign debts, and that while the immediate bond market outlook is sluggish, it is emerging markets which offer the...
On the face of things Italy’s economy looks to be the most robust of all the so-called PIIGS countries, but scratch beneath the surface and you find a worrying picture emerging
Sovereign risk analysis needs to combine model-driven research with qualitative indicators, says Nicholas Spiro, founder of Spiro Sovereign Strategy
Despite the spectre of default that hangs over the European sovereign bond market the region’s insurers’ exposure to Greek, Irish and Portuguese (GIP) sovereign bonds is manageable and unlikely to have significant rating implications, according...
Credibility is key in crisis resolution and European authorities are failing to achieve, warns Miroslav Singer, the governor of the Czech National bank
Expectations of a Greek debt restructuring are growing, but there are concerns credit default swap (CDS) contracts will not be triggered – something that could have a severe impact on the CDS market. Are these fears justified? Mark Pengelly investigates...
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future