Markit

Risk Reduction when Settling Cross Currency Swaps

+0
31 Views

Currency Swaps settlement can involve very large payments leading to settlement risk - an innovation from Markit and CLS aims to eliminate aspects of this.

Share
Category

OTC Derivatives Regulatory Reforms and the changing role of Middleware platforms

+0
41 Views

In response to the financial crisis that began in 2008, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations agreed to a series of measures following concerns about systemic risks in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. The financial Stability Board (FSB) tasked with revamping the system initiated steps ranging from transparency of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, protecting against market abuse and mitigating systemic risk.

Share
Category

Weekly Roundup | Market Infrastructure & Technology | 17 February 2014

+0
5 Views

EMIR Could Cause IT Chaos

Treasurers should brace themselves for severe IT problems, rather than fines, from the EMIR start, experts warn. However, the trade repositories are adamant that they will be able to cope. EuroTreasurer: EMIR Could Cause IT Chaos.

 

Share
Category

Weekly Roundup | Market Infrastructure & Technology | 6 February 2014

+0
8 Views

Deutsche Börse Acquires Enterprise Software Firm Impendium Systems

Share
Category

The week that was (Dazzling Derivatives; issue of 15th October 2013)

+0
6 Views

Dear all,

Share
Category

The week that was (Dazzling Derivatives; issue of 8th October 2013)

+0
8 Views

Dear all, This week, as started last week, also sees this newsletter spread over several pages - according the regular headers you are accustomed to. Happy reading. The TOP Stories of last week:

Share
Category

Jeff Gooch becomes CFO of Markit

+0
5 Views

Mentioned already in some places on-line (including my twitter feed) but here's the details:

Markit, a leading, global financial information services company, today announced the appointment of Jeff Gooch as chief financial officer.

Share
Category

Front Office Analytics for CVA, Capital and Margin

+0
10 Views

One of the challenges facing traders in the future OTC ecosystem is the greatly increased indirect costs of each trade.  Markit have added to their front office "IRM" tool the ability to analyse a trade in terms of:

  • CVA
  • Regulatory Capital
  • Margin

The tool provides the ability to trial scenarios to make decisions such as:

Share
Category