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Collateral Management Question Series

7th May 2020

What are the key challenges that organisations would face when implementing a centralised collateral management infrastructure? Collateral Management Question Series

For years many firms have considered the move away from siloed processes. However, often such implementations can be costly, time-consuming and turn into multi-year projects. Many institutions still have antiquated infrastructures and internal data issues. Data quality and availability are a real issue throughout the industry and often represent the greatest risk to an organisation’s […]

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Text on current affairs discussing GDP by Jonathan Cardwell

7th May 2020

Banking, Regulation and Covid-19: (Stress) Testing Times By Jonathan Cardwell, Product Consultant

They say all good things must come to an end eventually. After more than 10 years of sustained economic growth and steadily rising GDP across Europe and the rest of the world, that end has come in a dramatic way this year. To say I would have been shocked if anyone had of predicted that […]

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A text on Liquidity, capital and regulatory changes

1st May 2020

Are you stockpiling or using your assets efficiently? By Helen Nicol, Head of Solutions

At VERMEG we believe that optimisation solutions should be tailored to different market sectors. Different organisations have varied drivers and priorities depending upon their size, their strategy and the legality of pooling assets across multiple entities or funds. Each organisation must set its own goals in relation to what it wishes to accomplish, whether this […]

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1st May 2020

Navigate the crisis By Wassel Dammak, Head of Product Strategy, Collateral Management

To face Covid-19 crisis, many financial firms triggered disaster recovery plans. Due to the lockdown in different countries, they had to cope with an unprecedented way of working, entirely decentralized, with most of the staff working from home. At the same time, both buy side and sell side firms had to manage higher trading volumes […]

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1st May 2020

Has Margin Call madness highlighted broader failures in the collateral ecosystem? By Matthew Siredzuk, Senior Sales Executive

As Covid-19 sweeps the world, we’ve seen global leaders in ICU, negative oil prices, record-high global debt, record-low interest rates, equity markets in free-fall, F1 teams building emergency medical equipment, and conspiracy theorists out in full force – no doubt there will be geopolitical powerplays going on behind the scenes. 5G towers and Chinese biochemical […]

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