Saturday , 23 January 2021

MBS

Why Election Uncertainty Presents a Mortgage-Backed Securities Risk

The uncertainty of the presidential election—however long that lasts—is bound to incite interest rate volatility, something that presents a peril to the mortgage-backed securities (MBS) market, according to Christopher Maloney, a market strategist and former portfolio manager who writes for Bloomberg. In October, volatility surged 76%. Last Friday it closed higher than it has since … The post Why Election …

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The Impact of Forbearance on the RMBS Market

A new report by Fitch Ratings, “What Investors Want to Know: Coronavirus-related Forbearance Plans in U.S.,” dives into how forbearance, or a “payment holiday,” may affect mortgage-backed securities. The post The Impact of Forbearance on the RMBS Market appeared first on DSNews.

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Goldman Sachs Rebounds on Mortgage-Backed Securities

Goldman Sachs said in a statement that the bank “had no advance knowledge of any of the facilities the Fed announced and assumed risk when we bought securities from clients during this period.” The post Goldman Sachs Rebounds on Mortgage-Backed Securities appeared first on DSNews.

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