Insurers could withstand Greek and Italian default, says Fitch Ratings
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
Co-ordinated action from five central banks eases the pressure on dollar funding for European banks, but euro/dollar cross-currency basis swap market remains under stress
Bankers at Eurofi conference in Wroclaw, Poland call for a wider range of assets to be eligible for Basel III's liquidity coverage ratio
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
Risk Japan 2011: Mizuho Securities CRO praises Fed's Jackson Hole position; looks to Japan's new prime minister on JGB security
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 a new wave of quantitative easing last week. He also...
As Europe’s sovereign debt woes deepen, markets are increasingly speculating over the need for a new ‘Eurobond’, guaranteed by all euro member states. Tanuj Khosla from 3 Degrees Asset Management looks at how such a bond might work
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
Europe in wonderland
Iceland returns to market with $1bn 5yr deal
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
From big picture to particular focus: Kevin Anderson profile
A guiding light
The pros and cons of restructuring
US banks may lose sovereign clients over Dodd-Frank margin posting rules
Draft text would allow uncovered CDS but sketches out new reporting regime that could spook hedge funds