Tag: Citi

Three-Fifths Of OTC Derivatives Could Be Cleared, Says Citi (Dow Jones)

Citi has a new study geared towards helping its clients prepare for Dodd-Frank.  The two most interesting parts are their estimates for overall growth in IRS and CDS outstanding notional (to $435 trillion by 2013) and their estimates for how much of the OTC derivatives market will be cleared (~60%).  I’ll withhold my opinions on […]

Looking Through the Prism – Visualization Tools (Waters)

This story talks about Citi’s foray into visualization to help with risk management.  My comments: “Before all of the mess started, we were in a place where companies with household names were perceived as having zero risk,” says Kevin McPartland, senior analyst with Tabb Group. “There was no chance that a major bank would ever […]