Derivatives - All Articles

  • Global Market Crawling Back

    Securitization in the three largest markets outside of the U.S. seems to be coming back —slowly, according to Paul Burke, managing director at Citibank, and Juan De Mollein, managing director at Standard & Poor’s, during a presentation on the opening day of ASF2010.

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • Total ASF Sunday: Bad Thoughts Of Ice

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • Slow Start To ASF2010

    The mood at the first day of ASF2010 was subdued as attendees trickled into snow-covered National Harbor, Md.

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • TABLE: Pending international bond issues in Asia

    Read on for a list of expected new issues in the international debt capital markets from Asia ex-Japan.

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • TAIPAN: Enter the dragon

    It is hard to imagine that any of Australia’s biggest banks would be worried about losing their share of their domestic loan market to a foreigner. But are the first signs of unease creeping in?

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • Bank of India, ICICI Bank add to Indian loan rush

    Bank of India and ICICI Bank are talking to lenders about offshore financings, becoming the latest Indian financial institutions to join the rush to the international market.

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • SouthGobi plunges on HK debut as IPO market stays cool

    SouthGobi Energy Resources, the Mongolian coal miner, slumped by 11% on its first day of trading in Hong Kong on Friday, continuing a run of disappointing new listings in the Asian markets.

    • 31 Jan 2010
  • Delinquencies Spark Prime Fears

    Rising delinquencies in prime nonagency residential mortgage-backed securities have the market worried the sector could be next to fall.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • OTC Reform Would Prevent Next Crisis: Report

    The first step to preventing another financial crisis is increasing the transparency of the over-the-counter derivatives markets, according to a report from research and advisory firm Aite Group.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Tweeting on Collateral Management

    Derivatives Week sister publication Wall Street Letter conducted its first “twitterview”—an interview over Twitter.com, on Jan. 27 about transparency and efficiency in the collateral management process.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • AIG Derivative Staff Seek Early Payouts

    Nearly all the active staffers of AIG Financial Products that sold derivatives reportedly have agreed to a reduction in retention payments.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Lyxor Loses Global ETF Head

    David Draper has left as managing director and global head of Lyxor ETF, Société Générale’s exchange traded fund business.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Ex-TD Trader Sued Over Derivatives

    Toronto-Dominion Bank has filed suit against a former bond trader for allegedly pricing credit derivatives incorrectly.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • CESR Seeks Comment On OTC Reporting Guide

    The Committee of European Securities Regulators has published a consultation paper that provides guidance on how to report on over-the-counter derivatives transactions.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Swedish Banks Differ On Bonuses

    Two of Sweden’s largest banks have taken different approaches to bonuses.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • S.Korean Derivatives Measures Would Stunt Mart

    Two derivative-related proposals by South Korean lawmakers could damage trading and stunt the growth of the market, according to Kevin Lee, head of Newedge Group’s operations in the country.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Japanese Firms Hit By JAL Fuel Hedges

    Two Japanese firms have reported huge losses from jet fuel hedges with Japan Airlines Corp., which has just filed for bankruptcy and therefore triggered early termination on its swaps.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • DB Takes In Big Lehman Claim

    Deutsche Bank has purchased a derivatives claim against the Lehman Brothers estate worth USD85 million of notional from Texas oil services company Core Laboratories, according to a bankruptcy court filing.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • CLOs Looking To Spend, Nothing To Buy

    Collateralized loan obligation managers have more cash on hand as companies use bond issuance proceeds to pay down bank debt, but until new issuance picks up in the loan market that money is burning a hole in their pockets, market players said.

    • 29 Jan 2010
  • Ford Credit ABS Upped To $1.5 Bln On Demand

    Demand has driven Ford Credit Auto Lease Trust’s asset-backed securities to $1.5 billion, 50% greater than its original size.

    • 29 Jan 2010