CFOs that hedged their interest rate exposures before the recent aggressive rise in global base rates are most likely holding interest rate swaps (IRS) that are now significantly In-The-Money (ITM),
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CFOs have been busy hedging their interest risk exposures this year due to aggressive global increases in base rates. A common afterthought is accounting for the financial instruments executed. This
Ahead of the effectiveness of significant law reform for the broader financial services industry, ASIC Chairman Joe Longo stated that: “While these reforms have been in the pipeline for some
As of 1 October 2021, AFS licensees need to brace themselves, and be ready for, the introduction of the new breach reporting framework and the risks it poses to operating
Market Update: 13 January 2021 Recent market volatility has been triggered by the uncertainty surrounding Joe Biden’s likely fiscal package, which is due to be announced on Thursday. Long-dated US
Market Update: 6 January 2021 COVID is once again resurgent with many western economies going back into Lockdown. While we ultimately expect the various vaccines to curtail the virus, the
Market Update: 8 December 2020 Global policy makers are failing to get deals done. In Europe the BREXIT trade deal hangs in the balance and in the US law makers
Market Update: 25 November 2020 Equity markets flying on Biden transition, Cabinet picks, vaccine news, and lockdown roll backs. AUD/USD has reasserted it’s a correlation with global equity markets
Market risk appetite is oscillating between concerns over escalating COVID cases in Europe and North America and optimism over an imminent vaccine.
Market Update: 19 November 2020 As both Pfizer and Moderna show very encouraging signs for their vaccine, the pandemic is escalating in large parts of the world, with Tokyo on
Market Update: 10 November 2020 Despite the petulant tweets of the incumbent, the general perception is there is nothing Trump can do to prevent Joe Biden from assuming the Presidency.
Market Update: 5 November 2020 The pollsters once again seem to have missed the beat of the American populous, as the US Presidential Election remains undecided and voting has been
Corporate carve-outs have become increasingly popular over the last few years, with a threefold increase in the number of transactions from 2016 to 2019. While COVID-19 has significantly slowed down