USD IRSwap Client Clearing, CME or LCH?

Following on from my article of June 25th, Mandatory Clearing, June 10, Week Two and CME or LCH, I wanted to update the figures with more recent data. So focusing only on USD IRSwaps and having taken the daily figures from CME and LCH websites, I created weekly volume figures, which are shown in the charts […]

Swaptions Clearing, why is it important?

As a number of recent news stories have commented on Swaptions Clearing, I decided to look into this topic. For the stories see CME finalising plans for swaptions clearing and Swaptions clearing proves tall order. The first question we need to answer:”Is there sufficient trading activity in Swaptions to allow it to be successfully cleared?”. So […]