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Tag Archives: Fixed Income

Trade Repositories

Next Level for Trade Repositories – Part I

Introduction In financial markets, trading means performing a transaction that involves the selling and buying of commodities, equities, fixed income securities, foreign exchange and derivative products Trade Repositories are entities are required...
Hedge Funds Stock Taking

Hedge Fund Industry – a stock taking

Internationally many regulations impacting operations of Hedge Fund industry cover the following major areas –          Advertising –          Broker Dealer Issues –          Principal Underwriter...
Risk basics

A treatise on risk basics

What is risk? Risk are of three types: Known—a risk that is recognized by all, Unknown—a risk that is known by at least one person but is not known to many and Unknowable—a risk that is totally unexpected and impossible to foresee Examples Known—...

Central Counter Parties have a greater role to play

This blog makes an attempt to cover the role of central counterparties in four parts as under: Part A– All about Central Counterparties Part B– Best practices framework for CCPs Part C – Some loud thinking on their future roles Part D...
money arrow

Realignments in Investment Banking – Sell Side to Buy Side

Euro and Europe are going through challenging times. Stephen Hester, chief executive of Royal Bank of Scotland, has conceded for the first time that the state-backed lender could sell its investment banking division. Giving evidence to members...

Role of central counterparties and processing of OTC derivatives

This post makes an attempt to cover the role of central counter-parties and processing of OTC derivatives in four parts as under: Part I – All about Central Counterparties Part II – Best practices framework for CCPs Part III – Some loud...

Security Lending Business

Concept of Security lending Security is an asset or third party commitment accepted by the security taker to secure an obligation of the security provider. In theory, cash is the perfect security. The assets traditionally used as security, such...
fixed income

Fixed Income Securities (ppt)


An Overview of Structured Finance

What is structured finance? Structured Finance enables efficient refinancing and hedging profitable economic activity beyond the scope of conventional form of on-balance sheet securities with a view to reduce cost of capital and to mitigate...
Securities Lending

The Art and Science of Securing Securities Lending Business

Securities Lending is an OTC market business practice that involves borrowing and lending of securities mainly for the purpose of covering short-sale positions. Sometimes, it is also be used for derivative hedges and dividend arbitrage across...