Securities Finance

June 17, 2015 2:40 PM GMT

Fitch Warns of Repo Crisis for Banks

Financing through repurchase agreements (repos) is at a serious risk for banks in the event of substantial volatility in the bond market, warns Fitch Ratings.

May 20, 2015 9:25 AM GMT

MUFJ Brokerage Unit Signs on to DataLend

kabu.com Securities, the Japanese online brokerage subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, has signed on to DataLend for securities finance market data.

May 18, 2015 6:02 PM GMT

Repo to Play a ‘Pivotal’ Role in the Functioning of Markets

Repo will play a pivotal role in the functioning of financial markets in the years to come, said BNP Paribas’ Eugene McGrory. However the head of the French bank's repo unit highlighted concerns over the impact CSDR and the leverage ratio on this market.

May 07, 2015 3:44 PM GMT

AIF Segregation Rules to Hit Pension Funds’ Collateral Management

Proposed sub-custody segregation rules for AIF (alternative investment fund) assets could have a significant impact on pension funds’ and insurance companies’ collateral management and securities lending, according to BNY Mellon’s Ross Whitehill.