Yield curve

Reconsidering the fixed-floating mix

Yield curves for sterling, the euro and the dollar are the steepest they have been for well over a decade, leaving companies with outstanding fixed-rate debt and large amounts of cash on balance sheets facing significant negative carry. Many corporates…

Scaling the peaks on 3s/6s basis

Some banks are drawing attention to a widening in the basis between three-month and six-month Euribor, as financial institutions are forced to use longer-term funding to eliminate mismatches on their balance sheets. How are banks responding? By Duncan…

Information of interest

The flow of information in financial markets on future liquidity risk generates the rise and fall of demand for default-free bonds. Here, Dorje Brody and Robyn Friedman present an approach to pricing these bonds and the associated derivatives, based on…

When did the JGB market become efficient?

Focusing on the deviation from the fair-yield curve, Koichi Miyazaki and Satoshi Nomura discuss the transition in efficiency observed in the Japanese government bond market and find out that the turning point was in 1996, when the Japanese repo market…

When did the JGB market become efficient?

Focusing on the deviation from the fair-yield curve, Koichi Miyazaki and Satoshi Nomura discuss the transition in efficiency observed in the Japanese government bond market and find out that the turning point was in 1996, when the Japanese repo market…

Mixed default modelling

Structural and reduced-form models are two well-established approaches to modelling afirm’s default risk. Here, Li Chen, Damir Filipovic/ and Vincent Poor develop a new default riskmodelling strategy based on combining these two frameworks in order to…