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    1. December 12, 2014

      UK hedge fund founder Magnus Peterson denies misleading investors

      ...told investors, if pressed, that the counterparty to trades was another fund he ran. Swedish...losses the listed fund made on its low-risk, low-return strategy marketed to investors. He...they would be content to know that the counterparty to trades was a fund that had the same...Caroline Binham, Legal Correspondent

    2. December 11, 2014

      Clearing at a cost

      ...default fund that pays out when a counterparty fails — the so-called “skin...membership. That, too, introduces risk to the system, it says, and...be incentivised to manage its risk. LCH, controlled by the London...house directly into the credit risk structure. As LSE chief Xavier...Philip Stafford

    3. December 10, 2014

      Look, no gilts: why ECB should ape BoE

      ...to the long-term credit risk this places on the ECB’s...does not reduce the credit risk on the bonds, but it does diminish the eventual credit risk to the eurosystem. This is because the ECB’s counterparty would be the APF, and the APF...Laurence Mutkin

    1. December 7, 2014

      Money market investors consider private funds

      ...proposals designed to reduce the risk of systemically damaging “runs” from...either take more duration or credit risk than conservative CNAV vehicles...investors and will inevitably incur counterparty risk,” said Mr Sewell.Steve Johnson

    2. December 2, 2014

      China metals case heads to court

      ...subsidiary of a company called Dezheng Resources, a trading counterparty of Mercuria. Chen Jihong, a Singaporean national who is chairman...Mercuria said. Citi claims that it should not bear the risk of any fraud on the basis that during the period of the repo...By Henry Sanderson and Neil Hume

    3. beyondbrics

      November 26, 2014

      Romania stock exchange sets sights on EM status

      ...bourse lower transaction costs and establish a central clearing counterparty (CCP). Currently some Romanian companies list in Luxembourg...systematic importance for the capital markets by facilitating better risk management and leading to less complex exposures between market...Andrew MacDowall

    4. FT Alphaville

      November 25, 2014

      Wriggle room, the CNY, and the PBoC

      ...rising, Chinese banks have become more cautious about counterparty risk and are unwilling to lend as crazily as in the past...overall economic growth will be limited. So, at the risk of overstating the point, stability is much of what...David Keohane

    5. November 16, 2014

      Sovereign debt rule change ‘could prompt €1.1tn rebalancing’

      ...adopt a Basel rule that caps banks’ exposure to a single counterparty at 25 per cent of total capital resources, it would trigger...told the Financial Times in February: “Sovereigns are not risk-free assets. That has been demonstrated, so now we have...Sam Fleming in London

    6. November 16, 2014

      Winners and losers from HK-Shanghai Stock Connect

      ...positioning for this week’s expected rush northwards without the risk of using the as-yet untried Stock Connect. “For banks with large...share investors. In theory this reduces fund managers’ counterparty risks and could help them navigate the complexities thrown up...Jennifer Hughes in Hong Kong

    7. November 10, 2014

      Comment: Flawed US rules fragment swaps market

      ...patchwork, however, notably counterparty credit risk, opacity of trading and counterparty exposure to regulators, and lack...to readily identify a counterparty’s now essential US...posing a significant risk of failure in times of economic...J. Christopher Giancarlo

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