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  • Nord/LB Lux’s LCR status to be grandfathered

    Nord/LB Lux’s LCR status to be grandfathered

    Covered bonds issued by NordLB’s Luxembourg subsidiary are set to become ineligible for the liquidity coverage ratio from July 2022, according to a draft amendment published this week by the European Commission.

  • Covered Bond Directive implementation 'a bit behind'

    Covered Bond Directive implementation 'a bit behind'

    Only a few countries have made headway in the implementation of the Covered Bond Directive and, with just a few months left, there are growing concerns that its transposition will be delayed, said bankers attending a virtual event sponsored by the European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) on Wednesday.

  • Covered bonds set for safety bets major investor

    Covered bonds set for safety bets major investor

    The covered bond supply outlook is dismal and could worsen but that means spreads are well protected, even if competing supply in the rates market from the EU ramps up, a major investor told GlobalCapital on Wednesday.

  • Covered bond reward for risk is ‘very bad’

    Covered bond reward for risk is ‘very bad’

    Covered bond spreads are unlikely to widen much say dealers, plenty of whom are long inventory, especially in recently issued deals. Deals that are ineligible for central bank buying programmes, however, are vulnerable.

  • Canadian covered bond issuers to turn on the taps

    Canadian covered bond issuers to turn on the taps

    Bankers are confident that Canadian covered bond issuance will resume after the Bank of Canada withdrew the repo eligibility of retained covered bonds, while honouring existing repo deals. But bankers are split as to whether supply will restart this year or be deferred until next year.

  • ECB: almost half of banks are finished with TLTRO III

    ECB: almost half of banks are finished with TLTRO III

    Nearly half of Europe’s banks do not intend to participate in the next rounds of the Targeted Longer-Term Refinancing Operations (TLTRO III), according to the results of a new survey published by the European Central Bank this week.

  • MuHyp to issue rare 20 year Pfandbrief

    MuHyp to issue rare 20 year Pfandbrief

    Muenchener Hypothekenbank has mandated leads for a rare 20 year covered bond benchmark, the first from a German issuer this year and only the third from the whole market. Rates have collapsed rendering the recently popular 15 year tenor less attractive.

  • Investors spot a silver lining in record retained covered bond issuance

    Investors spot a silver lining in record retained covered bond issuance

    Investors are sanguine about the fact that covered bonds pledged for repo with central banks hit a new record this year. Although issuers acknowledge the need to appear regularly with benchmarks in the public market, some have scaled back, but this is likely to prove temporary.

  • Science-based targets could help banks wrestling with climate risk

    Science-based targets could help banks wrestling with climate risk

    UK banks and building societies are struggling with difficult aspects of incorporating climate change into their risk management, as demanded by the regulator, a PwC survey has found. The answer to some of their problems could be a non-risk initiative: science-based targets.

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THE EUROMONEY ECBC VIRTUAL COVERED BOND CONGRESS 2020

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  • On September 9-10, 2020 Euromoney and the ECBC hosted the eighteenth annual meeting for the international covered bond market, virtually.

  • Key figures:

    • 3,030 hours spent on the platform
    • An average 4.30 hours spent on the platform by each delegate
    • 740 unique visitors from 40 countries
    • 35,000 visits to the platform

    To find out more and watch the sessions, click here 

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Roundtable

  • Covered bonds through Covid: the French issuers’ perspective

    Funding officials from Caffil, Credit Mutuel Arkéa and La Banque Postale gathered in early July to take part in a roundtable to discuss how they navigated their way through the peak of the crisis when covered bond market volatility was at its highest, and how they expect to manage funding in its aftermath, as the pernicious impact of the pandemic takes its toll.