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Repo and Tri-party

  • December

    Fed to alter tri-party repo system 24 December 2009

    A Federal Reserve Bank of New York task force has drafted a report for changes to the tri-party repurchase system

  • November

    CAAM wins OptiMix inflation bond mandate 17 November 2009

    Investor DailyOptiMix has appointed Credit Agricole Asset Management (CAAM). CAAM is the exclusive global inflation-linked bond manager for the multi-manager.

  • EquiLend launches ALD service 09 November 2009

    EquiLend’s ALD (agency lender disclosure) service is now available on a distinct and stand alone basis.

  • October

    Euroclear Bank wins first triparty Korean debt mandate 28 October 2009

    Euroclear Bank has processed the first ever cross-border triparty repo transaction using Korean government debt.

  • RMA Conference report: Enter the regulators 16 October 2009

    Day two of the annual RMA conference in Miami saw possible changes to industry regulation being discussed.

  • September

    People moves 25 September 2009

    Scotia Capital hires Wells Fargo team, MF Global expands fixed income group, Credit Suisse adds nine in Asia and UniCredit adds two to London desk.

  • Equity Lending Survey Results 17 September 2009

    Equity Lending Survey Results: Overall tables

  • Equity Lending Survey: A moment in time 17 September 2009

    The securities finance industry has had its toughest year in history. This past year has seen counterparty defaults, acquisitions, mergers, law suits and government intervention. This year’s Equity Lending Survey has taken on an all new importance giving a ranking of who was truly there for their clients when times were at their most challenging. Craig MacDonald reports.

  • Equity Lending Survey: Most Improved 17 September 2009

    Equity Lending Survey: Most Improved

  • Equity Lending Survey: One to Watch 17 September 2009

    Equity Lending Survey: One to watch

  • Equity Lending Survey: Service Categories 17 September 2009

    Equity Lending Survey: Service Categories Borrowers ranking the lenders

  • Ikano Fund Management chooses BNY Mellon 01 September 2009

  • June

    Showing signs of life 01 June 2009

    The credit crisis has been followed by stock market downturns and a global economic slowdown. With credit spreads at historic highs and interest rates at record lows, investors are faced with some serious challenges but also some opportunities, writes James Norris

  • Repo Survey: Best of the rest 01 June 2009

    Amid a shrinking market where credit quality is paramount, isf's annual Repo and Tri-party survey finds that size and stability are everything. But industry experts think that the Repo market has emerged from the turbulence stronger than its unsecured counterparts, finds Caspar Hoare.

  • Repo survey results 01 June 2009

  • A change for the better 01 June 2009

    On Tuesday 12 May, isf magazine welcomed delegates and sponsors to its Central and Eastern Europe master class. The one day event brought together local banks, scholars, hedge funds, exchanges and asset managers to engage in thought provoking debate and discussion.

  • A learning process 01 June 2009

    The tri-party market received its greatest test last year – Lehman. But according to the providers, the market has passed with flying colours. Craig MacDonald reports.

  • Repo in a nutshell 01 June 2009

    In the second in a series of thought leadership pieces, Shravan Sood of Zan Partners gives his impressions of the status of the repo market.

  • May

    Coming full circle 01 May 2009

  • Making a comeback 01 May 2009

    Convertible bonds as an asset class had one of the worst years in their history in 2008. Many of the losses were attributed to forced selling by highly leveraged hedge funds and the proprietary trading desks of investment banks. But these instruments are poised for a comeback. Joseph Mariathasan reports.

  • More peaks than troughs 01 May 2009

    Isf recently hosted its second Canadian market forum in Toronto and found that the market has faired relatively well in this tough economic environment. Craig MacDonald reports.

  • People in brief 01 May 2009

  • Tax Corner 01 May 2009

    The latest budget released by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling, announced a series of tax increases. Most notable were the changes to personal taxation affecting individuals earning in excess of £150,000.

  • March

    Credit Suisse Hedging Griffo sheds light on Brazil's hedge fund market 30 March 2009

    The Brazil based hedge fund manager, Credit Suisse Hedging-Griffo was instrumental in the launch of hedge funds in Brazil. Ian Hall speaks to the fund about its high profile joint venture with Credit Suisse, how the fund has preformed and its role in Brazil.

  • EquiLend, Pirum and Loanet are put to the test 30 March 2009

    In the second in the series of isf IT road test features, Ian Hall speaks to EquiLend, Pirum and Loanet about the post-trade and trading services they provide. Using actual user feedback, we ask the hard questions.

  • Hedge Fund Research's Kenneth Heinz crunches the numbers 30 March 2009

    Sifting through the financial media, you will be hard pressed to not find an article relating to hedge fund losses, redemptions and possible regulation. But to gauge true state of this industry, you must speak to the ones who track the funds. Ian Hall speaks to leading hedge fund industry data provider, Hedge Fund Research's President, Kenneth Heinz about his outlook for the hedge fund industry and what the numbers really say.

  • In the post 30 March 2009

  • Market analysis: Saudi Arabia 30 March 2009

    Removing mystery to realise returns

  • News in brief 30 March 2009

  • People in brief 30 March 2009

  • Investors look to dollar for safe haven 19 March 2009

    The dollar is likely to remain the main beneficiary of the crises affecting the euro and the yen, reclaiming its status as a safe haven currency, writes James Norris