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impasse de transformation

English translation: maturity mismatch (gap)

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French term or phrase:impasse de transformation
English translation:maturity mismatch (gap)
Entered by: joehlindsay
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19:18 Mar 13, 2008
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French term or phrase: impasse de transformation
For an investment bank. Context:

This risk is measured using a Contingency Funding Plan, which simulates the bank’s three-month cash position in a scenario of the downgrading of its short-term credit ratings to A2 or P2, and also by calculating the ("impasse de transformation") that measures the excess of long-term requirements over long-term assets available at one- and five-year horizons.
joehlindsay
Local time: 01:47
maturity mismatch (gap)
Explanation:
The transformation in question is known in English, in some rarefied circles, as the "monetary transformation". It's a fancy name for the function of borrowing short and lending long.
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rkillings
United States
Local time: 23:47
Grading comment
absolutely correct, a rare phenomenon that has been occurring a lot lately in the current turbulent financial situation.
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"impasse de transformation"
maturity mismatch (gap)


Explanation:
The transformation in question is known in English, in some rarefied circles, as the "monetary transformation". It's a fancy name for the function of borrowing short and lending long.

rkillings
United States
Local time: 23:47
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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Grading comment
absolutely correct, a rare phenomenon that has been occurring a lot lately in the current turbulent financial situation.
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks! Not frequenting rarefied circles I would never have figured this out. Joe Lndsay

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Mar 16, 2008 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term asked\"impasse de transformation\" » impasse de transformation


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