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Category: Liquidity


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

The operational imperative for intraday liquidity management

February 24, 2021

Via: FinTech Futures

Active management of intraday liquidity and intraday stress-testing should be a key part of a bank’s operations. Where once they might have been seen as a burdensome regulatory requirement, more and more banks are adopting them as best practice. There […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin and U.S. tech stocks are the biggest market bubbles right now, investors say

January 19, 2021

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin and U.S. tech stocks are viewed by investors as the biggest market bubbles right now, according to a Deutsche Bank survey released Tuesday. The survey, which is based on responses from 627 market professionals between Jan. 13-15, found that […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Fed’s Bostic sees possible interest rate hike as soon as the second half of next year

January 11, 2021

Via: CNBC

Interest rates could rise sooner than forecast as the economy recovers more quickly than expected from the throes of the Covid-19 damage, Atlanta Federal Reserve President Raphael Bostic said Monday. While most of his colleagues don’t see a rate hike […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin soars to record $34,000, but dips $5,000 in 24 hours

January 4, 2021

Via: FinTech Futures

At 10:00AM today, Bitcoin still sat above $30,000, having seen its value drop $4,000 in less than 24 hours. Its value continued to decline to around $29,000 this morning, before bouncing back above $30,000 by 11:00AM. The sharp dip from […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

U.S. Bancorp Announces Redemption of Medium-Term Notes; U.S. Bank Announces Redemption of Senior Notes

December 18, 2020

Via: Yahoo

U.S. Bancorp today announced the redemption on December 29, 2020, of all its outstanding 2.35% Medium-Term Notes, Series V (Senior), due January 29, 2021 (CUSIP No. 91159HHL7). The redemption price for the Medium-Term Notes will be equal to $1,000 per […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Regulations

European Central Bank set to increase its stimulus as Covid lockdowns blight the economic recovery

December 9, 2020

Via: CNBC

The European Central Bank is set to expand its massive stimulus program Thursday as the continent deals with a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic and associated lockdowns. Back in October, the euro zone’s central bank vowed to “recalibrate its […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity, Retail Banking

UK central bank unveils Islamic finance liquidity alternative

December 3, 2020

Via: FinTech Futures

Sharia-compliant banking forbids users from earning or paying interest. This means Muslim customers in less densely populated Islamic regions, like the UK, have historically struggled to find products which suit their financial needs. Fintechs have cropped up to bridge this […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Bitcoin just hit $17,000 for the first time in almost 3 years

November 17, 2020

Via: CNBC

Bitcoin is on a tear this year. The cryptocurrency just hit $17,000 — a level it hasn’t breached in nearly three years — continuing a wild run that’s reminiscent of its monster rally in 2017. The price of bitcoin was […]


Activity, Capital and Risk, Investment Banking, Liquidity

Bank Stocks Tank on Sharp Fall in Treasury Yields, Uncertainty

November 5, 2020

Via: Yahoo

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq’s 2.2% and 3.85% respective rise on Wednesday has perked up investors despite the election uncertainties. However, banking stocks stood on the other side witnessing losses. The yield on benchmark 10-year Treasury note plummeted sharply […]


Capital and Risk, Liquidity

Treasury yields slip amid signs that U.S. economy remains fragile

September 2, 2020

Via: Market Watch

Long-dated U.S. Treasury yields fell on Wednesday as investors fretted over the fragility of the U.S. economic recovery which has led investors to expect the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at rock-bottom for an extended period. What are Treasurys […]