Securities lending

FSB adjusts SFT implementation timelines

The Financial Stability Board (FSB) today announced adjustments to the implementation timelines for its recommendations on securities financing transactions (SFTs), specifically those related to minimum haircut standards for non-centrally cleared SFTs. SFTs such as securities lending and repurchase...
The Bank of Italy will provide a securities lending service directly

The Bank of Italy will from today (July 15) directly provide a securities lending facility for Italian government bonds purchased under the Eurosystem's monetary policy programmes (PSPP and SMP), along with the main international central securities depositories (ICSDs) that have carried out this...
BNY Mellon live with cleared securities lending for clients

Eurex Clearing has reported today that BNY Mellon has become the first agent lender to centrally clear a securities lending transaction on behalf of a buy-side client through the Eurex Clearing Lending CCP platform. It says the trade, which was executed by BNY Mellon on behalf of an insurance...
National Bank of Canada joins EquiLend ownership group

National Bank of Canada (NBC) has completed its acquisition of a 10 percent stake in EquiLend from JP Morgan following clearance from EquiLend's regulators in the United Kingdom, Canada and Ireland. JP Morgan will continue to hold a 10 percent ownership interest in EquiLend. The deal was announced...
Three more on board for DTCC SFTR solution


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