Interest rate swaps help manage bond portfolio
The international Securities Lending Association, together with the Conference Advisory Group and this year's conference Co-Chairs Mark Whipple from Goldman Sachs and Philip Morgan from Nomura International have published the conference agenda for the 24th Annual Securities Finance and Collateral Management Conference.
The focus for the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) and Dodd Frank has been to reduce risk in the over the counter derivatives world by changing their trading, clearing and reporting protocols. The more bespoke, low volume OTC products were largely left untouched but their time is fast approaching as from December 1 2015, new rules requiring variation and initial margin on un-cleared OTC business will take effect.
The team here at The OTC Space are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of Rocket 4. With all original content, we're confident it's going to be popular; the last edition got lots of positive feedback.
Was owning your own restaurant always your dream or have your goals shifted over time?
The European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR) outlined the European Unions response to the commitments made by the G20 at the 2009 Pittsburgh summit. Trade Reporting by both parties to a trade was a core tenet of this regulation.
Gavin Dixon's move follows departures at Nomura and JP Morgan.
The focus on clearing and risk management is creating an expanding need for mathematical models to calculate margin requirements in many contexts. In the exchange world SPAN has been the staple calculation method, and widely implemented by software vendors, whereas since the arrival of SwapClear and the global take up of central clearing, various variations of Value at Risk (VaR) have become necessary both for margin, capital and portfolio modelling reasons.
The Trading Show Chicago is the only event that combines quant, automated trading, exchange technology, big data and derivatives. If you want to do business with the CTO of an automated trading firm, the head of quantitative analysis of a leading bank, the head of global exchange, the global head of derivatives from a leading fund manager or the Chief Data Officer of a financial institution, you cannot miss this event.
As promised informally, the European Commission has begun a public consultation.
4sight and The Field Effect would like to invite you to a webinar on Synthetic Financing on Wednesday, 17th June.
ABTEC is the largest and most prestigious event that convenes the entire financial technology community from across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Amir: Recently I noticed that the view statistics for my June 2014 blog on LCH-CME Switch Trades were running at 5 times their weekly average, which I thought was odd.
This is the largest financial penalty ever imposed by the FCA, or its predecessor the Financial Services Authority (FSA).
Margin and collateral efficiency have been two of the most frequently discussed topics over the past year or two and will continue to be so for some time. Why is this topic so important? Simply put, the market as a whole is going to need more collateral, and will have to learn to deliver it with greater frequency and efficiency. This article summarizes the key suggestions on how to address these challenges.
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