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  • Boost for CMBS flows and corp access with index TRS launch

    Index provider Markit has teamed up with commercial mortgage backed securities data and pricing specialist Trepp to launch total return swaps (TRS) on a cash CMBS index. The initiative targets several gaps in the market, by boosting returns for CMBS investors, providing a hedging tool for originators and giving big corporate clients access to a market otherwise denied them by punitive US tax rules.

    • 23 Mar 2016
  • Franklin bond fund looks to derivs and securitization to ride out volatility

    Franklin Templeton Investments has launched a fixed income fund that will include a range of derivative strategies, other assets such as securitized products, and the ability to go long or short.

    • 22 Mar 2016