Senior ABS: UK RMBS market shows structural resilience

10 min read 28 Oct 20

Summary: UK residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) can offer high levels of structural resilience, despite challenging times for borrowers.

In the following paper, we look at the market environment, including the effects of the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) mortgage payment holiday scheme, and explore how RMBS can be expected to offer enhanced protection should further economic challenges materialise.

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The value of investments will fluctuate, which will cause prices to fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount they invested.