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LIBOR No More. What Rates Will Asia Use for Lending, and Adjustments?

February 17, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Thursday, February 17
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm Panel Discussion


LIBOR No More. What Rates Will Asia Use for Lending, and Adjustments?

LIBOR – and regional IBOR rates - have helped determine the cost of all sorts of global borrowing from mortgages and credit cards to interest-rate swaps. Over the last decade LIBOR/IBOR benchmarks have been seen as outdated.  Global / regional Central Banks (CBs) and Monetary Authorities (MAs) have been working to develop benchmarks that are a truer reflection of the cost of capital and based on actual transactions.  This session will explore how the new benchmarks change the data requirement and analytic landscapes in Asia/Pacific.

  • Have Asia CBs/MAs, institutions and end users come to consensus on IBOR alternatives; what are the new regional benchmarks – what do they reflect? 
  • What are the complications in calculation for adjustments and analytics for existing contracts?
  • Are (new) regional loan/derivative agreements using a single or multiple benchmarks?
  • How do these benchmarks make it more difficult to predict payments? 


Peter Luckhurst, Senior Product Manager,  Fund Administration Securities Services, HSBC Bank PLC


Nimesh Bharadia, COO | Asia Pacific | Data & Optimization, Tradition Data

Miguel Ortega, APAC Head of Market Data, Deutsche Bank

Philippe Shah, Global Sales Strategy and Execution Director, Benchmarks, London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)

Dr. Xiao Xiao, Head of Derivatives and Regulation APAC, ICE Data Services

4:30pm - 5:00 pm

Q&A With Audience


February 17, 2022
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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