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In a holiday-shortened week, market participants received a deluge of economic data releases that largely suggested a recovering U.S. economy and improving consumer sentiment.
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Commercial real estate (CRE) borrowers often encounter interest rate swaps in conjunction with mortgage/debt financings. Here are some key benefits of utilizing an advisor on a lender-required swap.
See how current market conditions present financial institutions, equipped with the proper tools and strategy, with opportunities that can provide some welcomed relief during this period.
If your refinancing discussions with lenders include considering a change to interest rate floors, you should evaluate the potential hedging and hedge accounting impacts of this transaction.
Given the unprecedented nature of this medical and economic crisis, with the Bank of England base rate at 0.10%, many ask whether the BoE would adopt a Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP).
Given the unprecedented nature of this medical and economic crisis, with the target Fed Funds range at 0-0.25%, many ask whether the Federal Reserve would adopt a Negative Interest Rate Policy (NIRP).
As economic activity begins to resume this summer, banks should consider taking proactive steps to protect their customer relationships from hungry competitors.
Considerations around risk management start with economic factors. But REITs (as SEC filers) applying U.S. GAAP accounting must also contemplate financial reporting ramifications of hedging decisions.
Real estate market participants remain cautious, requiring significant areas of judgement in quantifying updates to cash flow modeling and discount rates.
Despite the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Financial Conduct Authority is still advising all market participants to prepare for a discontinuation of LIBOR at the end of 2021.
Learn how financial institutions are dealing with recent market volatility as well as a wide range of issues from net interest margin pressures and asset-liability management.
This summarizes the impacts that COVID-19 has had on repo markets and SOFR, how market participants have responded, and the possible implications of the economic slowdown on the LIBOR-SOFR transition.
A financial institution with hedging capabilities is better equipped to protect its net interest margin and make every basis point count with the recent return to rock-bottom interest rates.
Read more about the hedge accounting considerations and impacts for loan deferrals as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.
When looking to understand the risk of negative interest rates occurring, commercial real estate (CRE) investors should take care to understand the motives behind central bank decisions.
After December 31, 2021 the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) will no longer compel banks to submit rates for the calculation of LIBOR, which may lead to a permanent cessation of this benchmark.
An interest rate swap is a financial contract in which two parties agree to exchange distinct cashflows for a given period of time.
This update summarizes recent actions of the Fed, how those actions have flowed through to indicators of credit conditions, and how these changing conditions are impacting CRE interest rate caps.
Read how banks that loan to the oil and gas industry are being impacted from the second sharp downturn in the past five years.