January 20, 2022

Blend & Extend Transactions and Hedge Accounting [VIDEO]

Posted by Helen Kane
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November 30, 2021

Budget Rate Setting for Next Year [VIDEO]

Posted by Helen Kane
Today, I'd like to talk to you about the use of a budget rate and how to set the budget rate.
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November 17, 2021

FX Risk Management Policy & Objective Setting [VIDEO]

Posted by Helen Kane
  Today, I'm going to be talking about objective setting. And when we're talking about FX policies, a lot of times – almost universally, I guess – I see the objective in the policies to mitigate FX risk, and it's not really clear what it...
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October 18, 2021

Time to Act: SOFR Readiness Checklist

Posted by Hedge Trackers
When the groundwork for LIBOR discontinuance was first laid by the FCA, IBA and ISDA, there was no immediate impact on LIBOR-based investments, debt or swaps.  This is no longer true. Your investments, debt or swaps are going to change soon. 
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October 12, 2021

Surprises When Starting to Trade SOFR [VIDEO]

Posted by Ruth Hardie
As we approach the first key LIBOR to SOFR transition deadline, we’re starting to see more and more SOFR swaps. Hear from Ruth Hardie, senior director of client services at Hedge Trackers, and Rob Owens, senior director of fixed income strategy...
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September 23, 2021

Using Derivatives to Hedge Risk: 3 Benefits for Credit Unions

Posted by Juan Enrique Arreola
Thanks to changes in accounting rules and the NCUA’s derivatives rule, more and more credit unions are empowered to use derivatives to hedge interest rate risk. In this blog, we discuss three reasons why you should include hedging in your...
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June 29, 2021

IR Risk Management for Credit Unions: The Case for Derivatives

Posted by Ruth Hardie
Credit unions: Have you considered using derivatives to manage your interest rate risk? Many have generally shied away from this strategy—until now. In this blog, we highlight the benefits and discuss how to get started with this helpful interest...
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April 26, 2021

US Markets Building Liquidity in the SOFR Market

Posted by Hedge Trackers
On Friday, the CME announced they will start publishing Term SOFR Rates for 1-month, 3-month and 6-month tenors. This establishes a SOFR reference rate that will be used to set interest rates in advance that pay in arrears, similar to current...
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March 08, 2021

FCA, IBA & ISDA Announcement About LIBOR Discontinuance: March 5, 2021

Posted by Hedge Trackers
Friday, March 5, 2021, the official groundwork was laid to discontinue LIBOR by the FCA, IBA and ISDA. Note: There is no immediate impact to your LIBOR based investments, debt or swaps. However, this is formal notice by key stakeholders that...
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