Increasing demand from borrowers for long-term fixed-rate loans and the willingness of larger banks to meet...
The major U.S. equity indices moved lower on the week as fears of a resurgence of COVID-19 in the U.S. dominated headlines and soured investor sentiment.
Listen to this podcast and see how to banks can win business with sophisticated lending tools.
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.
See how introducing a third party swaps into the mix may seem simple at first, but can result in control issues for one of the bank’s greatest assets – its customers.
Learn how to help your commercial customers understand why an interest rate swap makes sense.
Hear more on the current market of oil and natural gas lending and whether banks should stay in the oil business.
As economic activity begins to resume this summer, banks should consider taking proactive steps to protect their customer relationships from hungry competitors.
Back-to-back swaps work as follows: the bank enters into two separate transactions with the customer: 1) a floating-rate loan and 2) a companion fixed-rate swap with its customer.
After a slow start to the week, the major U.S. equity indices moved higher on the week as hopes for a strong reopening of the U.S. economy boosted investor sentiment and outweighed fears...
Learn why interest rate swaps are beneficial for both banks and their commercial borrowers.
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.
Learn how an interest rate swap with an embedded floor works and what the implications are for utilizing this structure.
Our experts will examine the factors driving the markets and discuss the balance sheet risk management strategies that are being implemented.
After rallying in recent weeks, the major U.S. equity indices moved lower on the week as renewed fears of a second wave of COVID-19 infections dominated headlines and soured investor sentiment.
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.
Read how banks that loan to the oil and gas industry are being impacted from the second sharp downturn in the past five years.
Read more about the hedge accounting considerations and impacts for loan deferrals as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interest rate risk management is top of mind for senior managers at financial institutions and has been Chatham’s focus for decades.
There are three distinct methods for community banks looking to enter the derivatives “waters.”
Read more on the ASU 2020-04, Reference Rate Reform (“ASC 848”): Facilitation of the Effects of Reference Rate Reform on Financial Reporting.