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Fannie Mae Announces Updates to its Mortgage-Backed Securities (MBS) Prospectus to Support Connecticut Avenue Securities (CAS)

April 24, 2018

As part of Fannie Mae's continued effort to innovate and improve its credit risk transfer program, the company announced a significant milestone in furthering enhancements to its benchmark Connecticut Avenue Securities™ structure. 

Global trends in institutional ETF trading

October 5, 2017

Jane Street commissioned report provides insights into how institutional investors approach ETF trading, the counterparties they work with and how they evaluate liquidity. 

Who’s the Systemic Risk Now?

September 29, 2016

Regulators like to bray about the dangers of systemic financial risk, but they seem not to care when they’re the source of the risk. Consider the U.S. assault on Deutsche Bank that has tanked European bank shares this week. The German bank’s share price has fallen as much as 20% since a Sept. 15 Journal report that the U.S. Justice Department is seeking a fine of up to $14 billion for selling mortgage-backed securities between 2005 and 2007. 

Why Deutsche Bank Isn't Another Lehman

September 21, 2016

Deutsche Bank has been in the news recently as being the next possible Lehman Brothers or AIG (AIG) that will bring down financial markets in a scenario like that of the financial crisis. While the current DB situation has brought back fears from the depths of the financial crisis, it has also demonstrated how the regulations that were put in place since the crisis do indeed work and have significantly reduced systemic risk.

Japan's banks brace for counterparty risks

June 30, 2016

Japan's banks are bracing for a potential rise in British peers' counterparty risks after Britain voted to leave the European Union, banking industry sources said, with the departure reportedly set to trigger a downgrade in the country's top-notch credit rating.

Why Did Moody’s Downgrade Deutsche Bank?

June 2, 2016

In a worrying move for investors, Moody’s Investor Service cut Deutsche Bank’s debt and deposit ratings. In April 2016, the rating agency downgraded Deutsche Bank’s debt rating, but this time, it cut debt as well as deposit ratings.

Quantifi Develops Commodity Credit and Counterparty Risk Management Solution with Leading Global Commodity Firm

May 25, 2016

Quantifi, a specialist provider of risk, analytics and trading solutions, today announced it has developed an enterprise commodity credit and counterparty risk management (CCRM) solution in collaboration with Bunge Limited (“Bunge”), a leading global agribusiness and food company. 

Coal-fired power capacities to come under the glare of sun, says Moody's

April 5, 2016

Moody's Investors Service predicts that India will turn a power surplus country in the next 5 to 7 years as the share of solar capacities rise. It is expected to create challenges for thermal power companies including a drastic fall in their capacity utilisation. 

Tighter rules proposed for banks’ credit risk

March 29, 2016

The biggest lenders to corporates may have to hold even more capital as a result of proposed new rules that would curb how much flexibility banks have to assess the risk of their loan books.

EU Proposes Final Rules to Reduce Swap Risks

March 10, 2016

European regulators have taken another step toward reducing systemic risk in the derivatives market, releasing final draft rules for swaps that are contracted directly between traders rather than being settled at clearinghouses.

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