Cover story: Funds
In this era of low returns, more funds are looking at securities lending, in spite of the negative connotations that come with these deals. Read more
The EU is pushing its Securities Finance Transaction Regulation in a bid to make the market more transparent. Is this a good idea? Read more
Our industry roundtable speaks to agent lenders who offer securities lending programmes. The panel discusses collateral and regulation, plus other themes impacting the market. Read more
The use of exchange-traded funds as collateral has been limited by their lack of visibility. Will the MiFID II directive change that when it comes into force at the beginning of 2018? Read more
Efforts to establish a central counterparty for securities lending in Europe have so far failed to gain traction from the buy-side. Funds Europe asks if developments in 2017 could encourage the use of CCPs. Read more
Read the whole report here.