Exchange-traded funds that give investors exposure to emerging markets debt are increasingly popular and funds denominated in local currencies are also on the rise
iShares is offering a play on uncertainty in the eurozone with the launch of eight ETFs that offer exposure to the sovereign debt of individual eurozone members
Link-up will allow institutional fixed-income investors to apply ESG investment strategies to their bond portfolios
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
More Sovereign debt articles
Hong Kong Monetary Authority concerned about continued credit expansion in the territory and contagion risk from the European sovereign debt crisis
Although most market participants in Europe are bullish about the outlook for fixed-income exchange-traded funds, money has been withdrawn from this part of the blossoming ETF market this year. Mike Winfield investigates the reasons for this and the divergence...
New product design has been on the wane for the past few years, but there are still ideas floating around. This month’s technical section includes an article exploring a potentially interesting market – derivatives referencing asset swap spreads....
The ongoing crisis in Europe is casting doubt over Basel III framework, says a former Basel Committee member
Banks need more capital if they are to survive the worst eurozone scenarios being envisaged by some institutions, say Barry Schachter and Lance Smith
The vast majority of over-the-counter trades will be cleared or collateralised in future – but sovereign derivatives users have been digging their heels in, generating increasingly painful funding and capital obligations for dealers. Quietly, though,...
The costs of transacting swaps with one-way CSAs mean more debt offices could join Hungary, Ireland, Portugal and Sweden
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