Top UK Banks Lack Systems To Support Credit Derivatives


LONDON--Research undertaken by management consultancy Lepus, and sponsored by Front Capital Systems, has revealed that although 90 per cent of middle and top tier UK banks are engaged in trading credit derivatives the vast majority have only an ad hoc and inadequate technology platform on which to trade. Credit derivatives are a strategic tool to either lay off risks or pad returns, but the operational risks suggested by the report appear to add additional risk issues on top of the legal

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