The risks of political uncertainty
Insurers could withstand Greek and Italian default, says Fitch Ratings
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
More Sovereign debt articles
Bank for International Settlements Quarterly Review warns weaker global growth outlook risks fuelling sovereign debt crisis
Eurogroup chairman Jean-Claude Juncker says decision to release sixth bailout tranche to Greece will be delayed until October; sovereign may default sooner than expected, says analyst
A risk too far?
Basel Committee is working on criteria to decide what counts as a liquid asset, but secretary general says no decisions have yet been taken on how – or whether – to change the LCR
During a question and answer session at Risk Japan 2011 in Tokyo today, Mizuho Securities chief risk officer, Kenji Fujii, tells delegates Fed chairman, Ben Bernanke, was right not to have announced...
EC president calls for urgent action on bailout mechanism, but analyst says it could be months before the EFSF is legally allowed to purchase government bonds on the secondary market
Mask of respectability
European insurers exposure to problem sovereigns 'manageable'
Credibility is key in crisis resolution and European authorities are failing to achieve, warns Miroslav Singer, the governor of the Czech National bank
MP and chairman of the investment committee at Evercore Pan-Asset says bondholders must reconcile themselves to taking losses in any restructuring plan for Greece and other troubled peripherals
Making way for the money-spinner
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.