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Swaps - Derivatives part 3

We have now understood that the Derivative product’s main intention is for hedging (reducing or eliminating risk). Though, many people use it for speculation purpose as well. 1,178 more words


8 March 2019 (AFR) - Credit default swaps: fake it ’til you make it

(8 March 2019, AFR, p29, The Lex Column)

‘Since the beginning of time, the tell-tale sign a company was about to renege on its debt: it had run out of money. 128 more words

1.Market Observations

Ten years after the Great Recession, nothing’s changed

A decade later, the crisis that threatened to take down the global financial order seems like a bad dream. Now it’s business as usual.

In Great Recession, banking institutions creaked and groaned under the weight of flawed investments. 523 more words


June 2, 2018

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The Vatican released a scathing 10,000-word review of the global financial system on Thursday, specifically calling out derivatives like credit default swaps, products credited with helping cause the global financial crisis a decade ago. 914 more words

Pursuit Of Excellence

Lebanon’s Bonds Market Amid 2017’s Key Global Themes

According to the Morningstar, “bond markets remained steady for 2017.”

This report chooses to highlight the performance of bonds in the Lebanese, US, and EU markets. 103 more words