January Newsletter - Issue 52/2020
EBA launches a consultation on draft RTS on the treatment of non-trading book positions subject to foreign-exchange risk or commodity risk under the FRTB framework
13 January 2020
"The European Banking Authority ("EBA") launched a consultation on draft Regulatory Technical Standards ("RTS") on how institutions should calculate the own funds requirements for market risk for their non-trading book positions that are subject to foreign-exchange risk or commodity risk under the FRTB standardised and internal model approaches. The consultation runs until 10 April 2020." For more information please press here.
Publishes responses to its consultation on MiFID II review report on position limits
13 January 2020
"The European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") has published the responses received to its consultation on MiFID II review report on position limits and position management." For more information please press here.
Other Alerts
Publishes the technical specifications for the Market and Credit Risk Comparative Study YE2019
13 January 2020
"On Monday 13th January 2020, EIOPA published the instructions and technical specifications for the MCRCS YE2019. The MCRCS is an annual Europe-wide comparative study on the modelling of market and credit risk. Its main objective is to compare risk charges for a selection of asset portfolios to be used as a tool for the supervisory review of internal models. Additionally, the study aims to highlight the causes of potential differences between internal models by analysing risk charges for individual asset classes such as fixed income or equity. In this edition, the study will include a specific focus on interest rate risk modelling. " For more information please press here.
Market News
Oil steady as sluggish China growth offsets trade deal optimism
17 January 2020
"Oil prices were steady on Friday as reports of sluggish economic growth in China, the world’s biggest crude importer, raised concerns about fuel demand and countered optimism from the signing of the Sino-U.S. trade deal earlier in the week." For more information please press here.
Financial Times
Eurozone bond auctions enjoy record demand
17 January 2020
"Spain tops table as investors move towards higher-yielding debt." For more information please press here.
Asian shares firm as China's GDP raises hopes of recovery
17 January 2020
"Asian shares rose on Friday after global stock indexes and Wall Street posted more records, and as China’s economic growth matched expectations in spite of U.S. trade pressures." For more information please press here.
Bloomberg Professional
Our guide to what Europe’s top central banks will do in 2020
16 January 2020
"The ECB has pledged to step up stimulus again if needed, yet officials have publicly signaled that they favor a pause after Mario Draghi pushed through a contentious package in September to aid the slowing euro-zone economy." For more information please press here.
Bitcoin prices are kicking off 2020 just like they ended 2019 — outperforming the stock market
14 January 2020
"Quick, which asset performed better: a basket of stocks tracking the S&P 500 index or the price of bitcoin? You would be wrong if you thought the broad index of stocks delivered a return better than the No. 1 digital asset in the world, and wrong again if you figured that the stock market’s strong start to kick off 2020 is outperforming bitcoin’s stellar start to January." For more information please press here.
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