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September 19, 2014
...against its position and the counterparty – hedge fund or otherwise...synthetic deals were classic risk transfer with significant regulatory...benefits and a lot less about risk transfer (to the shadow banking...that appear to have genuine risk transfer features. In this case... Tracy Alloway
September 17, 2014
...allowing regulators to monitor risk in the financial system, especially...central clearing to help reduce risk. While trade repositories have...regulators to track or monitor risk in big, cross-border markets...transactions carried out by a counterparty from another country. Watchdogs... By Jeremy Grant in Singapore
September 11, 2014
...down. This, however, is not a risk for as long as the bulk of public purchases...allow the system to understand the risk within it a whole lot better...us inadvertently concentrating risk within central counterparty systems instead. Craig Pirrong... Izabella Kaminska
September 8, 2014
...state. It also avoids the complication of Scotland becoming counterparty on some share of gilts yet to be defined. Scotland would...asset for the UK. Why not repackage the claim, and sell the risk back to the market? This sounds outlandish but isn’t...
August 19, 2014
...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
August 14, 2014
...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
August 8, 2014
...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
August 5, 2014
...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
July 28, 2014
...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
July 20, 2014
...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
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