Securities Finance

September 14, 2015 3:20 PM GMT

US Agency Slams Securities Lending Reporting Model

The U.S. Office of Financial Research (OFR) has slammed a key reporting model used for collecting securities lending and repo data, as regulatory scrutiny on securities financing transaction increases.

August 13, 2015 12:53 PM GMT

GC Perspective: Markit on the Growth of ETF Collateral

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) have gained increasing popularity amongst investors, with global ETF investments outperforming hedge fund investments in the second quarter. Positive investment patterns, however, have not yet translated into wider acceptance within the collateral management context.

August 10, 2015 3:11 PM GMT

EU Buy-In Regime Threatens Securities Lending Liquidity

Europe’s securities lending market could face a significant shortage of liquidity as a result of incoming rules on failed trades, the International Securities Lending Association (ISLA) has warned.

August 05, 2015 2:12 PM GMT

UAE Permits Securities Lending for NBAD

UAE’s Securities and Commodities Authoirty (SCA) has approved the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD) to engage in securities lending and borrowing activities.

July 29, 2015 2:16 PM GMT

Markit Calls for ETF Collateral

Markit is trying to bridge the gap between exchange traded funds (ETFs) and securities lending collateral, by launching ETF collateral lists.

June 30, 2015 8:23 AM GMT

J.P. Morgan Reviews Agency Lending Clients

J.P. Morgan is in the process of reviewing its activity with some of its agency lending clients, according to an executive at the bank speaking at the ISLA 2015 conference in Lisbon.