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International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), 2000-08, "ISDA Operations Benchmarking Survey." Various Issues. International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), 2007, "Counterparty Credit Exposure Among Major Derivative ...

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ISBN: IND:30000111454009

Category: Credit derivatives

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Credit derivative markets are largely unregulated, but calls are increasingly being made for changes to this "hands off" stance, amidst concerns that they helped to fuel the current financial crisis, or that they could be a cause of the next one. The purpose of this paper is to address two basic questions: (i) do credit derivative markets increase systemic risk; and (ii) should they be regulated more closely, and if so, how and to what extent? The paper begins with a basic description of credit derivative markets and recent events, followed by an assessment of their recent association with systemic risk. It then reviews and evaluates some of the authorities' proposed initiatives, and discusses some alternative directions that could be taken.
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In this comprehensive text, Mark J.P. Anson, Frank J. Fabozzi, Moorad Choudhry, and Ren-Raw Chen cover everything, from the basics of why credit risk is important, to accounting and tax implications of credit derivatives.

Author: Mark J. P. Anson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471652380

Category: Business & Economics

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An essential guide to credit derivatives Credit derivatives has become one of the fastest-growing areas of interest in global derivatives and risk management. Credit Derivatives takes the reader through an in-depth explanation of an investment tool that has been increasingly used to manage credit risk in banking and capital markets. Anson discusses everything from the basics of why credit risk is important to accounting and tax implications of credit derivatives. Key topics covered in this essential guidebook include: credit swaps; credit forwards; credit linked notes; and credit derivative pricing models. Anson also discusses the implications of credit risk management as well as credit derivative regulation. Using charts, examples, basic investment theory, and elementary mathematics, Credit Derivatives illustrates the real-world practice and applications of credit derivatives products. Mark J. P. Anson (Sacramento, CA) is the Chief Investment Officer at Calpers. Frank J. Fabozzi (New Hope, PA) is a Fellow of the International Center for Finance at Yale University. Moorad Choudhry (Surrey, UK) is a Vice President in Structured Finance Services with JP Morgan Chase Bank in London. Ren-Raw Chen is an Assistant and Associate Professor at the Rutgers University Faculty of Management.
2004-02-01 By Mark J. P. Anson

2.2 MARKET ACTIVITY AND SIZE BY INSTRUMENT TYPE One can characterize the evolution of the credit derivatives market in terms of developments in its various segments, such as the market for single-name credit derivatives or the market ...

Author: Antulio N. Bomfim

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128004906

Category: Business & Economics

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Understanding Credit Derivatives and Related Instruments, Second Edition is an intuitive, rigorous overview that links the practices of valuing and trading credit derivatives with academic theory. Rather than presenting highly technical explorations, the book offers summaries of major subjects and the principal perspectives associated with them. The book's centerpiece is pricing and valuation issues, especially valuation tools and their uses in credit models. Five new chapters cover practices that have become commonplace as a result of the 2008 financial crisis, including standardized premiums and upfront payments. Analyses of regulatory responses to the crisis for the credit derivatives market (Basel III, Dodd-Frank, etc.) include all the necessary statistical and mathematical background for readers to easily follow the pricing topics. Every reader familiar with mid-level mathematics who wants to understand the functioning of the derivatives markets (in both practical and academic contexts) can fully satisfy his or her interests with the comprehensive assessments in this book. Explores the role that credit derivatives played during the economic crisis, both as hedging instruments and as vehicles that potentially magnified losses for some investors Comprehensive overview of single-name and multi-name credit derivatives in terms of market specifications, pricing techniques, and regulatory treatment Updated edition uses current market statistics (market size, market participants, and uses of credit derivatives), covers the application of CDS technology to other asset classes (CMBX, ABX, etc.), and expands the treatment of individual instruments to cover index products, and more
2015-11-23 By Antulio N. Bomfim

B is paid an additional fee of 14 bp over the next two years for this option that he has written to A. The credit derivatives we have discussed so far are single-name credit derivatives, they are targeted on the default of ...

Author: Philipp J. Schönbucher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470868171

Category: Business & Economics

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The credit derivatives market is booming and, for the first time, expanding into the banking sector which previously has had very little exposure to quantitative modeling. This phenomenon has forced a large number of professionals to confront this issue for the first time. Credit Derivatives Pricing Models provides an extremely comprehensive overview of the most current areas in credit risk modeling as applied to the pricing of credit derivatives. As one of the first books to uniquely focus on pricing, this title is also an excellent complement to other books on the application of credit derivatives. Based on proven techniques that have been tested time and again, this comprehensive resource provides readers with the knowledge and guidance to effectively use credit derivatives pricing models. Filled with relevant examples that are applied to real-world pricing problems, Credit Derivatives Pricing Models paves a clear path for a better understanding of this complex issue. Dr. Philipp J. Schönbucher is a professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, and has degrees in mathematics from Oxford University and a PhD in economics from Bonn University. He has taught various training courses organized by ICM and CIFT, and lectured at risk conferences for practitioners on credit derivatives pricing, credit risk modeling, and implementation.
2003-10-31 By Philipp J. Schönbucher

For fixed-income portfolio managers, some of the advan- tages of using credit derivatives include the following: • They can be tailor-made to meet the specific requirements of the entity buying the risk protection, as opposed to the ...

Author: Moorad Choudhry

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780080982984

Category: Business & Economics

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The second edition of An Introduction to Credit Derivatives provides a broad introduction to products and a marketplace that have changed significantly since the financial crisis of 2008. Author Moorad Choudhry gives a practitioner's perspective on credit derivative instruments and the risks they involve in a succinct style without sacrificing technical details and scientific precision. Beginning with foundational discussions of credit risk, credit risk transfer and credit ratings, the book proceeds to examine credit default swaps and related pricing, asset swaps, credit-linked notes, and more. Ample references, appendices and a glossary add considerably to the lasting value of the book for students and professionals in finance. A post-crisis guide to a powerful bank risk management product, its history and its use Liberal use of Bloomberg screens and new worked examples increase hands-on practicality New online set of CDS pricing models and other worksheets multiply the book's uses
2012-12-31 By Moorad Choudhry

Credit derivatives tend to be worthwhile only for large volumes of at least $10m. Other kinds of loans – to unlisted, unrated medium-size companies or the public sector – almost never feature as the underlying assets in derivative ...

Author: Martin P. Wolf

Publisher: Universal-Publishers

ISBN: 9781581121452

Category: Business & Economics

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The thesis starts with a short description of the credit derivatives' place in the credit risk management. Then it proceeds by outlining the basic forms of credit derivatives, their applications, and their contract elements. A short description of the two common pricing frameworks for credit derivatives, the Firm's Value Models and the Credit Rating Transition Models is given. The major approach reviewed in this thesis is the one of Duffie-Singleton for valuing credit derivatives with term structure models. This framework is also applied in a simulation and examines the importance of the different parameters on the outcome. Also examples for the valuation of Default Digital Swaps and Puts as well as Credit Default Swaps and Puts are given.
2002-02-17 By Martin P. Wolf

In many ways the current developments in credit derivatives echo those of five to 10 years ago, and developments are likely to continue in the following areas for the foreseeable future.

Author: Geoff Chaplin

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470024171

Category: Business & Economics

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The credit derivatives market has developed rapidly over the last ten years and is now well established in the banking community and is increasingly making its presence felt in all areas of finance. This book covers the subject from credit bonds, asset swaps and related ‘real world’ issues such as liquidity, poor data, and credit spreads, to the latest innovations in portfolio products, hedging and risk management techniques. The book concentrates on practical issues and develops an understanding of the products through applications and detailed analysis of the risks and alternative means of trading. Credit Derivatives: Risk Management, Trading and Investing provides: A description of the key products, applications, and an analysis of typical trades including basis trading, hedging, and credit structuring Analysis of the industry standard ‘default and recovery’ and Copula models including many examples, and a description of the models’ shortcomings Tools and techniques for the management of a portfolio or book of credit risks including appropriate and inappropriate methods of correlation risk management A thorough analysis of counterparty risk An intuitive understanding of credit correlation in reality and in the Copula model The CD in the back of this book includes an Evaluation Version of Mathcad® 12 Single User Edition, which is reproduced by permission. This software is a fully-functional trial of Mathcad which will expire 30 days from installation. For technical support or more information see http://www.mathcad.com.
2005-09-27 By Geoff Chaplin

Potential strategies for corporates using credit derivatives • 'Direct' credit risk hedging Trade receivables • Forward hedging of issue spread CDS • Investments in selfreferenced CLNs • 'Indirect' credit risk hedging Vendor financing ...

Author: Richard Bruyere

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470026236

Category: Business & Economics

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Over the past decade, credit derivatives have emerged as the key financial innovation in global capital markets. At end 2004, the market size hit $6.4 billion (in notional amounts) from virtually nothing in 1995. This rise has been spurred by the imperative for banks to better manage their risks, not least credit risks, and the appetite shown by institutional investors and hedge funds for innovative, high yielding structured investment products. As a result, growth in collateralized debt obligations and other second-generation products, such as credit indices, is currently phenomenal. It is enabled by the standardization and increased liquidity in credit default swaps – the building block of the credit derivatives market. Written by market practitioners and specialists, this book covers the fundamentals of the credit derivatives and structured credit market, including in-depth product descriptions, analysis of real transactions, market overview, pricing models, banks business models. It is recommended reading for students in business schools and financial courses, academics, and professionals working in investment and asset management, banking, corporate treasury and the capital markets. Highlights include: Written by market practitioners and specialists with first-hand experience in the credit derivatives and structured credit market A clearly-written, pedagogical book with numerous illustrations Detailed review of real-case transactions A comprehensive historical perspective on market developments including up-to-date analysis of the latest trends
2006-06-14 By Richard Bruyere

Opportunities and Risks Involved in Credit Derivatives Harald Seemann. 1. Current Issue The traditional bank credit is a central business activity of financial institutions1. Globalization and the dispersion of large companies have lead ...

Author: Harald Seemann

Publisher: Diplomica Verlag

ISBN: 9783836658423

Category: Business & Economics

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This study begins with a general introduction to the credit derivatives market and gives arguments for the growth catalysts which have driven the development to the current state. The financial participants in this market are presented as well. A comparison between market risk and credit risk follows to show the clear transition that helped credit risk to become an asset class. After that, a link to the recent Basel II guidelines is established in order to show the policies that banks have to consider when trading with credit risk.Chapter 2 deals with the historical evolution of credit derivatives and classifies different structures. A presentation of the main types of credit derivatives and their contract elements follow; these are mainly credit default swaps (CDS) and collaterized debt obligations (CDO). Chapter 2 also deals with definitions of a credit event and the calculation of risk premiums. Forms of default payment illustrate the possible settlement of a credit derivative contract. Afterwards, an account of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is presented. This association serves as a supplier of standardized documentation to all market participants and facilitates transactions. Chapter 3 is the key element of this thesis and shows the applications of credit derivatives: they serve as portfolio diversifiers for asset managers, hedging instruments for banks or corporations and offer arbitrage possibilities for hedge funds and other institutions that monitor mispricings in bond and credit markets. This part delivers essential information for the final evaluation of such instruments from a practical point of view in Chapter 5.In Chapter 4, the thesis covers the most important pricing tools for credit derivatives. Three generally accepted and widely used models are presented and evaluated concerning their suitability for various parties. These models vary greatly. Recently, a German governmental organization has set a standard evaluation system in place; whereas multinational investment banks form their own capacities in house or through joint ventures. An efficient valuation system gives market participants a major competitive advantage because they can observe default probabilities on an ongoing basis under changing market conditions. Chapter 5 deals with an evaluation of credit derivatives from a practical point of view and discusses the opportunities and risks involved in credit derivatives. The author concludes with a critical evaluation about the role and responsibility of regulators in this market and a view on the current situation of the global credit markets.AUTORENVITA: Harald Seemann, Diplom-Betriebswirt (FH), 2007 Graduate in European Business Studies at the University of Applied Sciences in Regensburg, Germany. Currently, Mr. Seemann lives in Toronto, Canada and works in the financial services industry.
2008-04 By Harald Seemann

an existing credit exposure or as a way to express a negative view on the credit market. - Most credit derivatives are unfunded. This means that unlike a bond, a credit derivative contract requires no initial payment.

Author: Dominic O'Kane

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119995442

Category: Business & Economics

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Modelling Single-name and Multi-name Credit Derivatives presents an up-to-date, comprehensive, accessible and practical guide to the pricing and risk-management of credit derivatives. It is both a detailed introduction to credit derivative modelling and a reference for those who are already practitioners. This book is up-to-date as it covers many of the important developments which have occurred in the credit derivatives market in the past 4-5 years. These include the arrival of the CDS portfolio indices and all of the products based on these indices. In terms of models, this book covers the challenge of modelling single-tranche CDOs in the presence of the correlation skew, as well as the pricing and risk of more recent products such as constant maturity CDS, portfolio swaptions, CDO squareds, credit CPPI and credit CPDOs.
2011-03-08 By Dominic O'Kane