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Donald R. van Deventer founded the Kamakura Corporation in April, 1990 and is currently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. Dr. van Deventer's emphasis at Kamakura Corporation is enterprise wide risk management and modern credit risk technology. The second edition of his newest book, Advanced... More
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Advanced Financial Risk Management, 2nd Edition 2013
  • Gazprom And Russia Lead Credit Default Swap Trading Volume, May 23, 2014 2 comments
    May 28, 2014 4:21 PM | about stocks: OGZPY, OGZRY, IITOF, ENLAY, RNSDF

    (click to enlarge)cds

    This chart ranks the reference names traded in the credit default swap market in the most recent week by the notional principal of credit default swaps traded on that reference name. The number of reference names traded, the total notional principal traded for all reference names, and the total number of trades are given at the top of the chart.

    The data is provided by Kamakura Risk Information Services. For more information please contact

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Themes: bonds Stocks: OGZPY, OGZRY, IITOF, ENLAY, RNSDF
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  • cabesa
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    What does it mean dude, will you pls clarify ?
    29 May 2014, 12:10 AM Reply Like
  • Donald van Deventer
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    Author’s reply » It means there's a big divergence in the market place regarding the credit quality of the top names on this list. If everyone agrees, there's no trading. And "dude" is my middle name, not my first name.
    29 May 2014, 06:40 AM Reply Like
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