Eurex Exchange has recently set several new records in its Euro-OAT Futures. In August 2012, open interest exceeded for the first time the 100,000 threshold with 104,869 contracts. Trading volume in July also set a new record, both in average daily volume with about 19,600 (...)
Insurance companies issue this type of bonds to cover the risks associated with "disastrous" events such as earthquakes, typhoons, storms and hurricanes...
According to Sidney Rostan, structurer in the Global Structured Credit & Solutions team at Natixis, the current market environment is favorable for cats bonds due to injections of capital from institutional investors looking for (...)
Many pundits seem to be convinced that lower public sector creditworthiness and higher inflation are inevitable parts of our economic future
In a survey entitled ‘Reactions to “A Review of Corporate Bond Indices: Construction Principles, Return Heterogeneity, and Fluctuations in Risk Exposures”’ researchers at EDHEC-Risk Institute have analysed industry reactions to a previous EDHEC-Risk study on corporate bond (...)