April 2, 2014, Markit:
After much anticipation, equity repo and longer term funding looks to be finally taking hold as market participants respond to regulatory pressure. We summarise the finding of our US tri-party repo white paper.
- Longer dated funding is growing at a faster rate than the short dated universe
- Equity tri-party balances have grown by nearly 20% in the last six months
- Greater demand for equities reflected by narrowing rate spread over US treasuries
To download the full Markit US tri-party repo white paper, please complete the form here