Markets prepare for the worst as Athens unveils new tougher austerity measures; IMF managing director Dominique Strauss-Kahn says cuts are necessary
Investors hoped European leaders would finally provide clarity on their plans to resolve the Eurozone funding crisis at summit meetings in March. But the solutions offered have done little to dispel unrest...
Eurozone bail-out vehicle doesn't hurt existing bondholders, EC official argues
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
The crisis in the Eurozone has created volatility for the continent’s primary currency, but a number of other currencies in Europe have benefited from investor demand for safe havens. The question now is whether this currency play has run its course...
Bonds issued by large emerging market corporates are seeing increased interest from institutional investors, attracted by their implied sovereign backstop and international business profiles. For some investors, the best EM corporates offer an even more...
The head of European fixed income at BlackRock tells Credit why political risk is a key consideration in 2011, why he remains positive on European credit and that investors can ill-afford to ignore Eurozone peripherals
The Basel Committee's Stefan Walter says door is open to changing LCR and NSFR - but it's not open wide
European Parliament proposal will increase volatility in borrowing costs, claim debt managers
Bank capital rules continue to regard government bonds as risk-free under many conditions. If politicians can’t convince them otherwise, regulators may have to change the rules – but could they do it without causing bond market mayhem? Duncan Wood...
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