This Week's Top Stories

December 5 2019
There seems to be an idea that the Fed should only conduct repo operations with its preferred counterparties using its own operational facilities. This is commingled with the sense that the Fed is above the fray of the market somehow. We’re not convinced that either of these ideas should be accepted as fact.
December 4 2019
Since exiting triparty repo of US treasuries in 2016, J.P. Morgan has turned its attention to creating one interconnected global triparty platform. We speak with Ed Corral, a managing director and global head of Collateral Strategy at J.P. Morgan, about the blurring lines between collateral management, custody and agency lending and, increasingly, the buy- and sell-sides.