What global firms need to know about XVAs

Valuation adjustments, both in terms of funding and margin, are incredibly important in global derivatives trades.

Credit and Counterparty Risk

Assessing and incorporating credit default risk analytics into investment analysis

There are many advantages to using market-based credit analytics over ratings agency measures, including transparency, flexibility, reporting and disclosure.

Risk and Regulation

Wall Street has no idea what's going to happen to credit markets in 2018

It’s the season for investment banks to try to predict the future in credit markets. The ritual is trickier than usual this time.

Credit and Counterparty Risk

EU urges improvements to corporate bond markets

The European Commission has recommended that industry groups representing the buyside, sellside and trading venues, including fintech firms, should issue guidance papers on good practices for electronic trading in corporate bond markets.

Fixed Income

U.S. credit markets are more sane than the frenzy suggests

U.S. credit investors are blithely ignoring borrower- and sector-specific risks that endanger the bond bull market as the global business cycle enters its final stages.

Credit and Counterparty Risk
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Swaps collateral rules put market at risk of splintering

The collateral requirement is one of the bedrocks of global regulatory efforts to curb risk in the market after swaps were blamed by lawmakers for fueling the financial crisis.


Treasurers consider collateral as risk mitigation trumps liquidity concerns

Collateral management has never been at the top of the agenda for corporate treasurers, but the situation has changed in the last five to seven years.

Corporate Treasury

Managing counterparty risk with collateral

How can collateralization help mitigate counterparty risk in OTC derivative transactions?

Credit and Counterparty Risk

Low yields, counterparty risks worry treasurers

Corporate treasurers face numerous headwinds in investing cash and funding their balance sheets, many brought on by post-crisis regulatory initiatives.

Corporate Treasury

Unravelling the derivative counterparty credit risk conundrum

With auditors increasingly scrutinizing derivative valuations in terms of non-performance risk, understanding counterparty valuation adjustments is becoming a necessity for many corporate treasurers.

Credit and Counterparty Risk