What’s New in CCP Quant Disclosures – 2Q22?

Clearing Houses have published their latest CPMI-IOSCO Quantitative Disclosures: Initial margin for ETD at $528 billion is down 7% QoQ and up 19% YoY Initial margin for IRS at $280 billion is up 4% QoQ and 8% YoY, to hit a record high Initial margin for CDS at $76 billion is up 15% QoQ and 31% YoY LME Disclosures that increase in the latest quarter are […]

RFRs are now half of the market

The ISDA-Clarus RFR Adoption Indicator has now climbed above 50% for the first time. In August 2022 it hit a new all-time high at 51.1%. SOFR adoption increased to a new all-time high, at 57.2%.  GBP and CHF continue to see nearly 100% of risk traded as RFRs. €STR trading slipped (again) to 19.3%, the […]

What is new in GBP Swap Markets?

We look at vanilla swaps, inflation swaps and futures. Some markets have seen volumes reduce by over 50%. Whilst others recorded all-time record volumes in August 2022. What is driving such different outcomes across a single derivatives market? With Liz Truss the newly anointed Prime Minister, the FT had an interesting take on UK markets […]