With entire mankind confined to their homes, what has the kept banks and debt markets ticking in April & May, 2020?
In COVID Diaries chapter 2, Sumit Kakkar evaluates how Regulatory announcements and opportunities presented by the bond market distortions have kept the counters of banks, hedge funds and fixed income players busy.
Banks need to look at ingenuous ways of growing AUMs – draw up enabling credit lines for cash flow mismatches for existing low leveraged customers. Banks would be less adventurous with new connections, where visibility of corona impact would be limited. Asset strategies would evolve with time. Sumit Kakkar evaluates the evolving asset strategies for banks