Uk debt management office
But demand for such long-dated instruments questioned
European Parliament proposal will increase volatility in borrowing costs, claim debt managers
Ban could harm government debt markets, according to UK DMO – dealers say any prohibition would backfire
The computational requirements of Solvency II are driving the need for more computing power and data storage accessible on a scalable basis. Early adopters are leveraging cloud computing for their Solvency II implementation. Others are taking a more cautious approach, waiting for the industry to address key concerns such as security before they to embrace computing.
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The UK government has proposed changing the reference rate for pension funds from the retail prices index to the consumer price index. The switch could make pension liabilities much more complex – creating significant problems for those looking to hedge....
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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.