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The Mid-week Trading Update: What Taper, Fed? Take care of the Debt Ceiling for us Lew!!

Of course, it is not easy for the US when the Republicans have only the Debt ceiling debate to make themselves felt in Government but that’s how it will be … Continue reading

September 18, 2013

A whiff of profits far away? | Banking Insight

 Liquidity regulation already hurts Lobbying over the new Liquidity rules got hard as the banks enter an Observation period prior to counting of the LCR as standard for compliance. According … Continue reading

December 17, 2012

Greek Swap goes through? | Insight Europe

One hour and more past the Thursday deadline, FT is reporting 95% agreement on the swaps which means the CACs are not required and no default is triggered on the … Continue reading

March 8, 2012

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: The secret of the S&P Greece downgrade

Greece was downgraded to a “selective Default” outlook earlier today actioning the loss of bondholders’ rights from the new CACs inserted in the Greek Government bonds retroactively. As the new … Continue reading

February 27, 2012

European Sovereign Debt Crisis: The UK Law Greek Government Bonds issue

Greece is out with the offer, with apparently most hedge funds holding more than EUR 2 bln worth at 20 cents to the Euro holding veto power over the aceptance … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

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