Credit - 2006-03-01

David Newman

Citigroup's co-head of European credit trading tells Hardeep Dhillon how he has adapted his research skills to the world of trading

Back to Basics

We take you back to the credit basics to review everything you thought you already knew but were too afraid to ask... Karl Wyborn, head of derivatives collateral management sales at JPMorgan in London, runs through the A to Z of collateral management

The new man at the helm of the US economy

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke's maiden testimony in February reassured the bond markets with soothing tones of continuity with the Greenspan era. But with question marks still hanging over his inflation policy, and how much of an impact his personal style of…

Payback time for Latin America

Brazil and Argentina have repaid in full the debt owed to the IMF. But while Brazil seemed grateful for the loan, Argentina's president made a bridge-burning speech attacking the Fund's policies. Josh Goodman looks at the two nations' economic outlook

Talking Point - Event risk

Single-name event risk is posing increasing challenges for bond investors. Credit asks whether idiosyncratic risk will force an underperformance in credit spreads this year

Mardig Haladjian

With more Islamic institutions looking for ratings, the general manager of the financial institutions group at Moody's in Cyprus explains how the agency rates these names versus conventional credits