SOFR waardering verandert (English)
  • woensdag, 13 november 2019

SOFR waardering verandert (English)

Earlier this year, London Clearing House (LCH) announced plans to move to Secured Overnight Funding Rate (SOFR) discounting on all USD-denominated SwapClear contracts in the second half of 2020 (target date is around October 17, 2020). The changes to discounting will result in a valuation change giving rise to valuation gains and losses from the […]

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ECB: stress test resultaten (English)
  • woensdag, 13 november 2019

ECB: stress test resultaten (English)

On October 7, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the results of the 2019 supervisory stress test. The sensitivity analysis focused solely on the potential impact of idiosyncratic liquidity shocks on individual banks. The ECB concludes that the vast majority of the banks has an overall comfortable liquidity position: about half of the banks that […]

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BoE test klimaatdoelen (English)
  • woensdag, 13 november 2019

BoE test klimaatdoelen (English)

Regulators require financial institutions to work on climate change risk and the EU Technical Expert Group on Sustainable Finance (TEG) issues final report on EU climate benchmarks. On September 10, Mark Carney (Governor of the Bank of England) stated that the Bank of England will be the first regulator to stress test its financial system […]

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Banken Nieuws Update (English)
  • woensdag, 23 oktober 2019

Banken Nieuws Update (English)

ECB starts publishing the €STR As of 2 October, the European Central Bank has started the publication of the €STR rate. This overnight index replaces the Eonia. Whereby the Eonia is now tracking the €STR. The rate is based on overnight transaction between financial institutions. Daily volumes are currently around the 30 billion (around 400 […]

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Verzekeringen Nieuws Update (English)
  • woensdag, 23 oktober 2019

Verzekeringen Nieuws Update (English)

Insurance News Update – October 2019 Artificial Intelligence governance  The Dutch Financial Markets Authority (AFM) and the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) predict a more frequent usage of artificial intelligence (AI) in the insurance industry. While the regulatory bodies acknowledge the chances for the market, the goal of the attention points is to raise awareness for […]

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