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  1. FT Alphaville

    August 19, 2014

    "People want money"

    ...act as if these holdings are perfectly risk-free despite paying higher yields than...would be required to offset the extra risk of failure. To curtail...also help by effectively serving as the counterparty of first resort for short-term lenders... Matthew C Klein

  2. August 14, 2014

    Leaky repo deals present new concerns

    ...day – $122bn worth – took place on July 28. “From a risk point of view, if that had been one or two of the primary...and sovereign wealth funds more particular about their repo counterparty. A solution may involve the US Treasury creating a lending... By Michael Mackenzie and Tracy Alloway in New York

  3. August 8, 2014

    Index trackers have taken off but risks remain

    ...during the crisis, at a time when funds were gating and the risk surrounding banks was cause for concern,” says Deborah Fuhr...basket of shares and entering a “swap agreement” with a counterparty bank. The agreement means the bank pays the return of the... By Emma Dunkley

  1. August 5, 2014

    Li Ka-shing turns focus to aircraft assets

    ...expansion fall short of target there is the risk of a glut of aircraft for hire. Still...says Brendan McHenry, a senior risk analyst at Ascend, an industry consultancy...you have agreed cash flows with a counterparty of a given credit rating, then you have... By Jennifer Hughes in Hong Kong and Arash Massoudi in London

  2. FT Alphaville

    July 28, 2014

    Redemption is, a mutual fund story

    ...increasingly more concentrated, raising counterparty risk. Is the fund industry much...than the company level that matters for counterparty risk. Similar to market risk, counterparty risk is born by investors at the fund level... David Keohane

  3. July 20, 2014

    Hedge funds split over AIFMD risk management rules

    ...Hedge fund managers are very good at risk management in the investment function, but...Managers will need to show that their risk function manages counterparty, liquidity and operational risk, as well as the investment risk traditionally the... By Sophia Grene

  4. July 18, 2014

    Pensions and the risks of de-risking

    ...increased and getting rid of longevity risk is one way of making the scheme more...early as possible to minimise the risk of future mismatches.” One other...They do not provide due diligence on counterparty risk or the financial strength of the insurers pitching... By Josephine Cumbo

  5. FT Alphaville

    July 9, 2014

    The Fed as universal banker

    ...including constraints on usage either in the aggregate or by counterparty and a relatively wide spread between the ON RRP rate and the...Rather, it must spread the message that centralisation of “risk-free” banking is an inevitable by-product of our situation... Izabella Kaminska

  6. FT Alphaville

    July 9, 2014

    Disrupting the rating agencies

    ...into the $6bn credit risk information market. The...assess each other for counterparty risk. They rate each other...extremely high quality credit risk information, put together...the newly-liberated counterparty info. This is certainly... Paul Murphy

  7. July 8, 2014

    Deutsche Börse defends greater role for clearing houses

    ...crisis amid growing calls for the risk managers to face tougher oversight...clearing houses damped systemic risk and other amplifying factors...netting positions, would reduce counterparty credit exposure to about $2tn...Floor, vice-president, CCP risk management at Eurex Clearing... By Philip Stafford

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