Credit managers hope for new accounting blueprint

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The creation of a liquid credit derivatives market revolutionised the way banks manage the credit risk in their loan books. Since the last economic downturn, they have become aggressive users of credit derivatives to selectively and actively hedge their loan portfolios to reduce corporate default risk. JP Morgan Chase, for example, now has a $132 billion wholesale loan book, hedged approximately 28% with a notional of $38 billion of credit derivatives positions.

Barclays Capital is another big

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