This article will cover three key hurdles that companies face when crafting and maintaining currency hedging programs: Data, Design, and Accounting.
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An interest rate cap is essentially an insurance policy on a floating-rate, most frequently 1-month LIBOR. It has three primary economic terms: notional, term, and strike rate.
Ensuring an effective, compliant hedging program means assessing both visible and hidden costs across all hedging activities, including strategy and pricing, legal and regulatory, and accounting.
Swap fee, credit charge, mark up...it has many names, but do you know the price before you go to closing?
Chatham Financial covers some of the issues that should be considered as market participants prepare for the unavailability of LIBOR and the resulting impact on loans and derivatives.
Gavin Duckworth, director of hedging and capital markets at Chatham Financial, participated in a video interview at REITwise 2018, Nareit’s Law, Accounting & Finance Conference in Hollywood, Florida.
Treasurers, whether you know it or not, your team is beset with dangers. They are already a lean team doing more than their fair share of work, managing cash and risk and other important missions.
If you are in the process of researching treasury systems for your team, you are likely spending time considering what your accountants need.
Working on a lean treasury team can be a difficult job. The large number of areas that have to be covered and the amount of information that needs to be gathered, analyzed and understood is daunting.
Our results suggest that, while more traditional models may be adequate to capture either tail behavior or dependence adequately for a given portfolio at a given time, vine–GARCH models more...
The State of Play on Derivatives Regulation Now more than a year since a new Presidential administration took residence on Pennsylvania Avenue, consequential changes to derivatives laws are...
About 95% of bank accounts outside the US are denominated in some currency other than USD. Yet the percentage of wires going to international destinations in a foreign currency is in single digits.
Banks use several techniques to convert some of their asset-sensitivity to current period earnings. Traditional non-derivative approaches take time and can create capital implications for the bank.
Regulators have indicated that a financial institution desiring to conform its loan level hedging program to a permitted form of proprietary trading should pursue the market making exemption.
Looking at bitcoin through the historical view of traditional commodity markets.
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This brief guide will draw parallels between a successful fitness plan and developing a successful commodity risk management program, citing components and implications every treasury professional
For any financial institution that wants to use derivatives to mitigate the interest rate risk associated with longer term, fixed-rate lending, the path forward can be daunting.
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This webinar provides bankers, relationship managers and lenders critical insights they need to better serve their customers and succeed in today’s marketplace.
Volatile FX markets have taken a toll on many companies’ earnings performance.