Brexit threatens UK-based banks’ corporate repo funding

UK banks and UK bases of global banks fear losing valuable source of NSFR cash

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Not all liabilities are equal in the NSFR

UK-based trading desks are bracing for tough post-Brexit obstacles to repo trading with the European Union’s non-financial companies – a source of funding that will grow in importance under incoming capital rules.  

Based on the current state of Brexit negotiations, UK banks and UK-based operations of foreign banks are set to lose their EU passporting rights, which allow them to do business anywhere in the bloc without additional authorisation from the host country. Lawyers point to workarounds

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