Economists, risk managers and traders must learn the lessons of crisis, says Kaminski
The global financial environment continues to show imbalances, and is not in a good position to withstand shocks, says Tim Hodgson
At the crossroads
The gathering storm
Commodity analysts re-examine their oil price forecasts in light of current economic deterioration, as the long-term economic outlook remains unclear
Risk.net poll supports IIF deputy managing director Hung Tran's view that global economic recession stands head and shoulders above fears of Greek default and Italy/Spain bail-out
Profile: William Cunningham
Lessons from the lost decade
Chief strategist at CreditSights Louise Purtle warns that global deleveraging makes double-dip recession more likely than inflation.
Nomura chief economist Richard Koo warns the US and European economies face double-dip recession and a prolonged period of economic stagnation if stimulus is cut too soon.
The head of special situations at Alcentra says distressed debt investors should head for Europe if the global economy slumps again.
Alcentra head of special situations says second wave of global recession is likely, and predicts distressed debt opportunities in Europe.
A sharp increase in oil demand from non-OECD countries will compensate for peaking demand in OECD area
As governments across Europe announce austerity measures designed to rein in deficits, sovereign and corporate bond investors are divided over the scale and timing of the cuts.
After two years of turmoil, the credit markets are showing signs of recovery, according to respondents to Fitch Ratings' latest quarterly European senior credit investor survey.
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BASEL – Global banking regulators said stress testing of internal ratings based (IRB) methods of measuring bank credit risk is the best option in terms of tackling the possibility that the complex Basel II bank capital accord could reinforce economic…