Counterparties

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Counterparties

The parties on either side of an interest rate swap or a currency, equity or commodity swap, or to an options or futures position.

Counterparties

The persons or institutions engaging in a transaction. That is, the buyer and the seller of a good are the counterparties to the sale of that good. While it could apply to any transaction, the term is most common when referring to the counterparties of a swap.
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In these challenging times, all companies should assess and try to mitigate counter-party risks.
The counter-party ECs in the supply deals include Abra Electric Cooperative, Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative, Ilocos Sur Electric Cooperative, Kalinga Electric Cooperative, La Union Electric Cooperative, Mountain Province Electric Cooperative; and Pangasinan III Electric Cooperative.
This deal is evidenced of HSBC's strong understanding of RMB, the clearing processes in Hong Kong, the central counter-party industry and its long-term relationship with the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited.
MANAMA: Global credit ratings agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has reaffirmed Al Baraka Turk Participation Bank's long-term counter-party credit rating of BB/B (short-term) with a negative outlook, following its recent annual review.
Given the rapidly changing regulatory and credit landscape, global financial institutions are expressing a greater need for sophisticated, high-quality solutions that will help them better manage and monitor their financing activity while reducing market, operational and counter-party risk," said J.
Standard & Poor's (S&P) has reconfirmed BBB 'Stable' long-term counter-party credit and insurer financial strength ratings to Takaful Re Limited (TRL), a Dubai International Financial Centre-based re-takaful operator.
The revision in the said criteria and increase in the number of securities has been approved taking into account that the MF is a counter-party risk-based product, which does not entail any centralized risk management system and that the brokers perform risk assessment for their clients.
Peacock will be responsible for evaluating and controlling Berkadia's risk including credit risk, counter-party risk, interest rate and liquidity risk.
Rolling up the total global credit exposure for even one counter-party was a manual task that often took up to a day, Bromberger notes.
The parties are highly susceptible to counter-party risk and the contracts are illiquid.
Besides injecting additional cash, it could replace itself as a counter-party with an intermediary, or bring in a guarantor, with an appropriate rating.
The salami--your counter-party introduces issues one after the other to make an unpalatable total package seem more attractive by presenting it in small slices.