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Issue 100 - August 6th

  • News

      • Convergence call

        Hybrid CLOs to gain traction?

        Synthetic CLOs represented the great hope of the market at the beginning of 2008 (see SCI issue 67),...

      • Evolutionary step

        Operational goals set for CDS industry

        The Operations Management Group (OMG) of 17 dealers, buy-side representatives and industry associati...

      • Swapping names

        Substantial change in constituents expected in new iTraxx roll

        Speculation is already mounting as to which constituents could potentially enter or exit the Europea...

      • Volatility rising

        Spanish SME CLO performance remains within expectations

        As the Spanish real estate and construction industries brace themselves for further deterioration, m...

  • Job Swaps

  • News Round-up

      • Strategic roadmap released

        A round up of this week's structured credit news

        Strategic roadmap released The dealers and buy-side institutions represented in the Operations Mana...

  • Research Notes

      • Do we need GSEs?

        Jean-David Cirotteau, structured finance analyst at SG, finds that restoring market confidence lies ...

        As capital markets remain stubbornly closed, we are reaching the point where regulatory authorities'...

      • Trading ideas: against the grain

        Byron Douglass, senior research analyst at Credit Derivatives Research, looks at a short 3%-7% CDX S...

        After a couple of dry months in the tranche market we are finding several opportunities. We recommen...


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