Bank repo spreads are widening, but do clients have to pay the bill?
13 January 2017 Securities Finance Monitor
Following the crisis, high volume, low margin businesses like repo were unable to meet the return hurdles on a bank's cost of long term capital, forcing a change in their business models. The result has been a widening of the spreads banks charge to meet these return hurdles. Stephen Malekian discusses how Elixium can save its clients from having to pay for this change.