The new Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey (SCOOS), produced quarterly by the Federal Reserve, was just released. There were a couple things that deserved some investigation.
Following on BlackRock’s April 2014 white paper on CCP default procedures, PIMCO has produced one of their own. We review what these firms are saying, how they differ, and assess how realistic some of their requirements and requests really are.
Finadium has released a new research report on the central collateral funding desk. This desk combines the operational functionalities of collateral management and a profit-oriented approach to acquiring and deploying collateral both internally and externally. While many financial services firms have consolidated some level of collateral operations and technology, this new approach looks to the pricing of collateral as a revenue opportunity.
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