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Tag Archives: Valuation

Political Risk

Political risk arising out of political scenario – a discussion

This unit will make an attempt to bring out the salient features of political risk arising out of political scenario in financial market place. Financial markets are the backbone of any economy, be it developed, undeveloped or underdeveloped....
Forex Market

Global FX Scandal

The thought for this post was triggered by the Foreign Exchange Committee sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. The Committee has recently observed in its 2014 March 26th meeting that order handling, hedging, disclosure policies...
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LIBOR Revisited

Do you know? When LIBOR was born? Minos Zombanakis, born 88 years ago on a Greek island, remembers well the birth of the interest rate benchmark. “I was, more or less, if you excuse the lack of modesty, the one who started the whole thing,”...
EMIR

Trade Repositories under European Market Infrastructure Regulation

Trade Repositories under European Markets Infrastructure Regulation will shortly become a reality once the European Securities and Markets Authority approves the registration application made by multiple trade repository aspirants.  European...
Principles of risk management

Principles of risk management

Introduction Any activity is associated with risk – a loss or gain. More so, in trade and commerce, due to complex nature of transactions and the individual characteristics of the players, commodity, practices, customs, currencies. Like in...
Counterparty Risk

Counterparty risk management needs a closer relook

Counterparty risk is the risk that a counterparty in a transaction will default prior to the expiration of the contract and will be unable to make agreed contractual payments Experience has shown, normally banking and financial crises have their...
ABCD Asset Mgmt

Current Trends in Asset and Wealth Management Industry

Environment The industry is turning out enviable performance year after year Overall profit margins have remained remarkably stable (around 30%?) Customer needs are changing fundamentally Looming retirement of demographic profile in some economies...
houseofcards

Bilateral and Triparty Collateral Management

The recent financial markets crises have heightened and increased focus on collateralization. Collateralization is a process where a borrower pledges an asset as recourse or cover or a security to the lender for facilities or limits or credits...
prime-broking

Leadship in uncertain times

Leading through uncertainty can be as complex as four deaf and blind persons trying to explain how an elephant would look like by merely touching different parts of a wild elephant. I am also, placed in a similar environment. Despite this serious...
otcderivatives

OTC Derivatives’s Central Clearing – the focus

The introduction of legislation in the US and Europe to move settlement of some OTC derivative products through a Central Counter Party is the much talked about topic among leading bankers. The aim of this legislation is to bring in much needed...