Fannie Mae’s and Freddie Mac’s drive to buy floating rate loans that reference the secured overnight financing rate is charging up a nascent market in interest rate caps that reference the Libor replacement.
GlobalCapital is delighted to announce the winners for its 2020 global derivatives awards. This has been a year like no other for market participants. Operationally and socially, market participants have faced challenges in 2020 that we could never have imagined last September when we revealed 2019’s version of these awards at a gala dinner in central London...
The ESG derivatives market expanded further this week, as Cboe Global Markets opened trading for its new S&P 500 ESG index options.24 Sep 2020
Series 34 of the iTraxx Europe Crossover index saw seven fallen angels join the index, following the three added in March’s roll, as the coronavirus pandemic pressures sectors such as autos, transport and retail.22 Sep 2020
The European Commission on Tuesday gave the derivatives clearing industry a lifeline by granting an 18 month equivalence decision that will allow European firms to keep using UK central counterparties.22 Sep 2020
ESG derivatives have been on the development fast track this year as product creation has swept from equity referencing contracts through to other asset classes. Ross Lancaster reports on the next steps the market must take to reach maturity.23 Sep 2020
The violent sell-off across financial markets this spring turned many investors’ positions upside down. Those without proper hedges in place were at best left embarrassed and at worst forced to shut up shop. Despite central banks once again intervening, plenty are finding reason to be cautious. Ross Lancaster investigates what lessons, if any, market participants have learnt from the meltdown.23 Sep 2020
Americas Derivatives Awards
GlobalCapital is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Americas Derivatives Awards. This year’s pitching process was one like no other as the Covid-19 crisis swept throughout the world.15 Jul 2020
GlobalCapital is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Americas Derivatives Awards. This year’s pitching process was one like no other as the Covid-19 crisis swept throughout the world.
That has delayed the publication of these awards and unfortunately meant that we were unable to present them at our usual gala dinner in New York. But we are now proud to present the winners.