Credit Markets Need An Alternative to Libor — Fast
Federal Reserve Governor Powell says a "horrible mess" could ensue if a substitute to the London Interbank Offered Rate isn't found.
Will Banks Pay Up for a New, Improved Libor?
New usage fees from ICE may stop banks from pricing business loans off the London Interbank Offered Rate.
Regulator Wants Benchmark Interest Rate Overhaul
Motivated by rate-rigging scandals, the Financial Stability Board seeks to restore confidence in financial market benchmarks.
Investors Demanding Higher Yields on Junk-Rated Loans
Loan issuers with risky or large deals are having to bump up spreads and increase discounts to clear the market.
European Banks Face Libor Liabilities
Different accounting rules could mean a quicker, bigger hit on their balance sheets.
Libor’s Double Whammy for European Banks
Different accounting standards could mean a quicker and bigger hit on the balance sheets of European banks than those of their American counterparts.
Corporate treasurers want regulators to change the way they govern LIBOR, not to overhaul the benchmark.
Libor in a Fix
In the wake of the rate-rigging scandal, corporate treasurers want the governance of Libor to be overhauled — but not the benchmark itself.
The credit crunch was supposed to have ended with the global financial crisis. But favorable terms seem to have vanished for good.