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FILS 2021: Boosting liquidity through market structure

The rise in bilateral streaming and the regulatory push towards central clearing can increase the diversity of trading counterparties and boost liquidity according to ...

European Women in Finance: Isabelle Girolami - A fresh attitude to risk

Isabelle Girolami has been CEO of LCH Ltd. since 1 November 2019. She has since had to deal with a global pandemic requiring employees to work from home, the debate over ...

Repo market stress prompts calls for central bank support

Could central bank intervention bypass sell-side intermediaries, if they only act as agents not risk takers? David Wigan reports. The stresses in the US repo markets in ...

LIBOR risks growing

Philip Whitehurst, head of service development at clearing house LCH has warned delegates at the Fixed Income Leaders Summit to take FCA warnings seriously regarding the ...

Securities financing : An integrated approach : Lynn Strongin Dodds

Securities lending comes into its own How buy-side firms are adapting to the margin regime, by Lynn Strongin Dodds. Regulation, including tighter margin legislation, has ...

When will T2S harmonise European bond issuance? 

Target 2 for Securities (T2S), the ambitious brainchild of the European Central Bank (ECB) and Eurosystem, has the potential to lower the costs of bond issuance by ...

Optimising clearing costs for cheaper trading

Clearing of European derivatives now looks set to stay in London for the foreseeable future, but traders still need to assess how the clearing house they use can impact ...

Repurchase disagreements

A calamitous year-end in 2016 has put the broken repo market firmly in the spotlight. Lynn Strongin Dodds reports. December 2016 saw Europe’s repurchase agreement (repo) ...