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Credit Derivatives Credit Default Swaps

  • Indonesia penalized JPMorgan after the bank's research arm advised cutting exposure to the country's bonds, an official said Tuesday.

  • A worker walks past a mural with a PDVSA logo at its gas station in Caracas, Venezuela, August 29, 2014.

    Venezuela's state-owned oil company has warned it is in danger of defaulting on its debts after investors declined an offer to swap bonds.

  • *China's debt load growing, especially in the corporate sector. SHANGHAI, Sept 23- New rules published in China on Friday on credit default swaps were met with skepticism about how effective the hedging tool would be in addressing the country's growing debt risks. The rules were published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market...

  • *China's debt load growing, especially in the corporate sector. SHANGHAI, Sept 23- New rules published in China on Friday on credit default swaps were met with scepticism about how effective the hedging tool would be in addressing the country's growing debt risks. The rules were published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 23- China has published rules on credit default swaps, marking the launch of a much-needed hedging tool in the country's corporate bond market, which has witnessed increasing defaults. The guidance was published on the website of the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors, which supervises issuance of commercial...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 22- One of China's interbank market supervisory bodies has approved the launch of credit default swaps, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Thursday, signifying another step forward towards helping firms hedge rising risks in the country's corporate bond market. The National Association of Financial Market...

  • Debt swaps and securitization may lead to zombie companies in China: IMF

    Recent suggestions to solve China’s massive corporate debt through swaps and securitization could worsen the problem, the IMF said Tuesday.

  • Any benefits to Malaysia's markets from the sale of assets by troubled 1MDB may be limited to the currency, with analysts still downbeat on stocks.

  • As debt fears grow, can Glencore survive?

    David Lennox, resources analyst at Fat Prophets, says debt-laden Glencore still has good assets and is taking action to stabilize its balance sheet.

  • Bond yields and the cost of insuring the country against default rising on fears of intensifying sanctions, recession and falling oil prices.

  • Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks during a press conference at the Argentina Consulate July 30, 2014 in New York as talks continue into Argentina's debt.

    The ISDA on Friday effectively declared Argentina in default, which could trigger payments worth up to $1 billion on credit default swaps.

  • Argentina's Economy Minister Axel Kicillof speaks to the media at a press conference at the Argentine Consulate in New York July 30, 2014.

    Aurelius, along with hedge fund Elliott Management, is firmly holding out on a debt agreement with Argentina.

  • Markets have frustrated expectations for rising bond yields, but some bond managers are still antsy and are looking to protect their portfolios.

  • The cost of insuring one-year U.S. government bonds against default rose 5 basis points to 35 bps on Wednesday, rising above the rate of insuring five-year debt.

  • Reality Forces EU to Soften Stance on Greece

    Speculators – not welcome. That is the message that the EU hopes to send with its looming restrictions on financial bets against the creditworthiness of its members, the Financial Times reports.

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    After the unveiling of Libor rate-rigging practices among banks, eyes are turning to other markets, worrying that the manipulation would not be limited to Libor rates, the New York Times reports.

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    What did we think of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso’s comments last week on the UK and Europe?

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    Spain defaulted on its debt six times in the eighteenth century, and seven times in the nineteenth century. It escaped unscathed from the twentieth century, and (still) hasn’t defaulted in the twenty-first century.

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    Investors are seeking the safest investments and want to protect their portfolios from European exposure and unpredictability. These companies generate revenue entirely in the United States, and many of them pay a dividend that is substantially greater than the 10-year note.

  • Santelli Explains Spain's Toxic Real Estate

    CNBC's Rick Santell weighs in on recapitalizing Spanish banks and leveraging its toxic real estate market.