Liquidity in the Time of COVID
6 Pages Posted: 6 May 2021
Date Written: May 29, 2020
While the 2008 shifted the attention from individual trades to netting-set counterparty risk, the evolving 2020 storyline is driven by liquidity risk at the funding-set level. The COVID turmoil brings General Wrong Way Risk (GWWR) to the fore while the impending IBOR transition amplifies portfolio-wide liquidity risk by nominally decoupling fixing rates from funding costs. This confluence of circumstances reopens the never quite abated debate on the “black art of FVA”.
Keywords: FVA, liquidity risk, funding risk
JEL Classification: G13. G01, G24
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