The potential for lending ETF units to generate additional yield could be significant, as investors focus on driving recovery in returns after the COVID-19 crisis.
ECB decided to push back project to replace TARGET2 with a new real-time gross settlement, while also delaying the new Eurosystem Collateral Management system.
Increased margin calls and collateral disputes among the reasons why treasury teams faced a crucial role during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.
Research from ICMA found that while demand for repo increased significantly dealers’ capacity to intermediate was constrained and limited access to many firms that needed it.
Initial margin collected by phase one firms for their non-cleared derivatives totalled $173.2 billion, an increase of 10% compared to year-end 2018.
Market volatility sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a significant increase in prime brokers asking for more collateral from hedge funds.
Asset managers receive respite from authorities in implementing the final phase of the uncleared margin rules as coronavirus continues to impact regulation.
New working group will look to solve complications for pension funds in providing cash collateral as variation margin.
The group of 20 industry bodies have said the outbreak has resulted in a significant delay for both custodians and buy-side firms in carrying out heavy onboarding tasks
A new study found the two-way initial margin rules for non-cleared derivatives will also result in a collateral shortfall of $60 billion alone.