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Dealers welcome US uncleared margin rules


Dealers welcome US uncleared margin rules

But cash variation margin restriction may upset the buy side

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China commodity finance costs spike after Qingdao fraud

Rising costs and delays in issuing letters of credit deterring SMEs

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Barnier hints at longer pensions clearing exemption

EC internal markets head says clearing system not ready for pension funds

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Negative Eonia rate causes CSA headaches

Banks look for clarity on variation margin interest payments

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OIS rate change easy to absorb, says Isda's O'Connor

Moving reference rate from Fed funds to GC repo rate to pose few problems

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Termination rights protocol due by end of September

But concerns remain about effects on resolution and capital requirements


LCH payments system raises concentration concerns

Most cash payments to the CCP routed via just two banks, sources claim

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CCPs to get multiple recovery planning tools

ECB's Coeuré says regulators won't specify one approach


Fed rejects muni bonds from US LCR

Tarullo hints at future inclusion subject to criteria

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EBA: Objections over WGMR rules not our fault

EU authorities claim hands are tied by WGMR proposals on non-cleared margin requirements


Robot risk managers excite swap market-makers

Banks hope auto-hedging algorithms will cut costs, boost volumes

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Central banks ready to break swap market's Libor habit

Powell says Fed will "make sure" move happens in coordinated fashion


No arbitrage: New rules make markets 'less efficient'

Indexes may be less effective hedges in absence of arbitrageurs


Powell says Fed will ‘make sure’ swap market can ditch Libor

Central bank will coordinate switch to new risk-free benchmark

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ECB’s Coeuré: Europe faces ‘fundamental choice’ over ABS

High-quality ABS will need some form of public backing to reach potential

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