Credit - 2007-04-01

Q&A: Sean Flannery

The chief investment officer for the Americas at State Street Global Advisors in New York discusses the opportunities offered by decomposition of risk as a result of the growth of the credit derivatives market

Emerging markets open up to hybrids

Borrowers from markets such as Russia, Hungary and Mexico have finally cottoned on to the benefits of issuing hybrid debt - and the trend is not just limited to financial institutions. Laurence Neville reports

John Holman

The head of fixed income at the New York Stock Exchange talks to Dalia Fahmy about the exchange's new bond platform, set for launch on April 23

The Big Interview: Paul McCulley

Pimco's portfolio manager talks to Dalia Fahmy about chasing yield in an expensive asset class, and what he's expecting will trigger the next market downturn

The race to launch credit futures

Eurex, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board Options Exchange are locked in a struggle for market share of the new credit futures market. But are investors really sold on the new instruments? Matthew Attwood finds out

Has Asia got the appetite for local currency CDS?

The development of a robust local currency credit default swap market in Asia has come a step closer following the first public won-denominated CDS trade in Korea late last year. Alice Hales looks at whether the ingredients are there for such a market to…

Back to Basics

We take you back to the credit basics to review everything you thought you already knew but were too afraid to ask ... Markit Group analysts Gavan Nolan, based in London, and Kiet Tran, based in New York, explain how the ABX index works

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