Credit Default Swaps: Can’t Live with Them, Can’t Live without Them
Bonds & Loans
Published: 5 June 2019 04:22
The credit default swap (CDS) was once widely traded and featured prominently during the global financial crisis of 2008. Although CDS trading has tapered significantly in the years since, the underlying need for liquid risk-hedging tools is unlikely to fade any time soon, and the latest round of regulatory tweaks could help revive this flawed – but necessary – market.