Q1 2009 QMR – exchange rates, major losses and other information
To provide managing agents with information required for the completion of the Q1 2009 Quarterly Monitoring Return including suggested exchange rates and the list of major losses to be reported.
Robert Smith, Manager, UK Reporting, Market Finance Contact details: 020 7327 5459 firstname.lastname@example.org
1 April 2009
QMA – Thursday 21 May 2009 QMB – Thursday 21 May 2009
The purpose of this bulletin is to provide the suggested exchange rates (Appendix 1) and the list of major losses (Appendix 2) together with other information relevant to the completion of the Q1 2009 Quarterly Monitoring Return Parts A and B.
The submission date for the Q1 QMA and QMB is 21 May 2009. Both parts are to be submitted by no later than 2:00pm on that date. The 2007 and 2008 forecasts as a percentage of capacity will be released to the Stock Exchange and included on Lloyds.com on Wednesday 27 May.
Forms and instructions
For Q1 2009, the QMA includes a revised version of form QMA219u that is now required quarterly. The form requires the credit classification of investments into categories (sovereign debt, government agency, AAA, AA etc) and between sterling, US dollar and “all other currencies”. The QMB has also been revised to include form QMB212 on a quarterly basis (the format of this form covering concentration of investment holdings is unchanged from that at Q4 2008) and additional data checks have been included in form QMB105.
The software is currently being updated for these amendments together with resetting the pre- population fields to pick up 31 December 2008 information. The revised software is scheduled to be promoted to the production environment by 21 April. It will be in the User Acceptance Testing environment for a couple of weeks before that and agents are encouraged to take that opportunity to
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