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Category Archives: Global News

LIBOR to SOFR: Are You Ready?

As LIBOR gets ready to end, SOFR is set to begin. While the derivatives market…

SOFR: Key Characteristics & Hedge Accounting Impacts

As many of our readers already know, SOFR (Secured Overnight Financing Rate) has been selected…

Quarter-End Interest Rate Update: What You Can Expect with the Current Market [VIDEO]

In this video, Ruth Hardie, senior director of client services, provides an overview of what…

Fed Takes Fed Funds Rate to Zero: How Zero Percent Floors Impact Hedge Programs

On Sunday afternoon, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) reduced its target rate by 100bps…

How the Coronavirus Can Impact Your FX Cash Flow Hedge Program

Many companies will be affected by a global pandemic (should it come to fruition)—and a…

The Fed’s Emergency Rate Cut: What This Means for Interest Rate Hedges

On March 3, 2020, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) made an emergency 50bp interest…

A Voice for Corporates: The AFP LIBOR Task Force

David Bowman with the Federal Reserve Board has asked the Association for Finance Professionals (AFP)…

Interest Rate Reform and Implications on Foreign Currency Derivatives

What’s the Issue? Britain is ending support of the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) on…

November 2019 Update: Your LIBOR Questions, Answered

LIBOR has been referred to as the plumbing buried in many financial contracts, and the…