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IBA risk-free-rate indices will help corporate borrowers

Sep 21, 2021 Conduct

ICE Benchmark Administration has announced the launch of ICE risk-free-rates indices in US dollar for SOFR, euro for €STR and Japanese yen for TONA 

EU consolidated tape to lead market structure debate

Sep 22, 2021 Compliance

While the EU Commission says the future CT will form the centrepiece of its Mifid II/Mifir review, the sellside continues to worry about premature reforms to the bonds deferrals regime

‘RFR First’ awaited as pivotal Libor transition moment 

Sep 20, 2021 Compliance

Introduced on September 21 as the second phase of SOFR First, the initiative recommends that interdealer brokers replace Libor-based cross-currency swaps with risk-free-rate ones

Trading still shrouded in post-Brexit uncertainty

Sep 16, 2021 Compliance

While some market participants believe the UK wholesale markets review and the EU Mifid II/Mifir review will have a limited impact on trading, others express concerns about split liquidity pools in the near future 

Iosco statement revives credit-sensitive rates debate

Sep 16, 2021 Conduct

A statement from the organisation reiterating the importance of continued transition to robust alternative benchmarks has sparked vivid reactions across the USD Libor market

Tough legacy: final piece of the sterling Libor jigsaw

Sep 14, 2021 Conduct

With the critical benchmarks bill finally introduced in parliament, market participants will look forward to synthetic Libor being put into law in the coming months

Sterling Libor market confident about year-end phase-out

Sep 9, 2021 Conduct

Across the board, market participants report positive engagement on the transition, with a few outstanding caveats in particular products

UK listings review will help fintech firms scale up

Sep 9, 2021 Conduct

Post-Brexit tweaks to primary markets will further the UK’s 'deregulate to innovate' agenda, with goals to make the country a more competitive marketplace

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