German trade body publishes CDS to increase transparency

The German trade body, which is made up of 20 issuers in Germany, has begun publishing the figures in a bid to increase transparency for investors in structured products. Credit default swaps, specifically the basis point insurance premium paid to hedge against default, can potentially help investors to more accurately assess the credit quality of an issuer than ratings alone, according to a statement released by the organisation.

DDV asserts that most investors have not had access to credi

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