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  • Gallic influence to rise in EU's capital markets

    Gallic influence to rise in EU's capital markets

    France and Germany will end up as the largest countries in the EU's capital markets after Brexit, including in primary equity and debt markets, according to new research from the think tank New Financial.

  • CLO market hopes new govt keeps Volcker shift

    Changes to the Volcker rule allowing US CLOs to hold bonds as well as loans ought to survive the shift to a new administration, but market participants will be counting the days and hoping the changes, enacted at the beginning of October, aren’t caught up in a Congressional review.

  • Scars from virus to haunt ABS traders long term

    Scars from virus to haunt ABS traders long term

    Covid-19 has transformed the secondary market in securitization in various ways — from forcing the market to take trading online to shifting the peak trading hours. Panellists at ABS East this week said the changes enacted during the spring sell-offs are here to stay, and traders have already begun to adapt to the new normal.

  • Newmarket CIO spies $200tr private debt win

    Newmarket CIO spies $200tr private debt win

    Institutional investors are on the verge of a huge opportunity in private debt, as assets migrate out of the banking system, according to Thierry Adant, who joined Newmarket Capital this week as its chief investment officer.

  • ESG, Libor shift to accelerate despite govt split

    ESG, Libor shift to accelerate despite govt split

    With Joe Biden as president, and a split Congress, the prospect of sweeping progressive change and a comprehensive stimulus package has been dampened. However, the market expects to see substantial progress on the environmental, social and governance (ESG) front and Libor transition, despite the deep divide in government.

  • Green covered bonds 'zeroed' by EU's green Taxonomy

    Green covered bonds 'zeroed' by EU's green Taxonomy

    Green bond specialists have criticised the buildings section of the European Union’s proposed sustainable finance Taxonomy as impractical, creating unhelpful incentives and excluding most bank financing, including green senior unsecured, RMBS and covered bonds.

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