While the ongoing Eurozone sovereign crisis continues to dominate the macro picture, it is idiosyncratic risks that investors now need to watch out for. That is the view of Kevin Anderson, global chief...
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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...
Foreign debt offices say they will consider not trading with US banks if they are forced to post collateral
Draft text would allow uncovered CDS but sketches out new reporting regime that could spook hedge funds
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The Eurozone crisis has already forced three members of the currency union to take EU/IMF bailouts but Spain, the next potential target of investors, is unlikely to follow
Despite previous announcements by European authorities that haircuts would not be imposed on investors in restructurings involving Eurozone sovereigns and banks before 2013, with each passing month that promise seems unlikely to be kept
Dealers want sovereign clients to start posting collateral, but European Union reporting rules make that tricky. Raising funds to post collateral would have an impact on national debt figures – and the same is also true when receiving cash collateral....
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.
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