JPY Swaps – A Market Overview

JSCC has enjoyed a 63% market share in vanilla JPY IRS versus LCH over the past year. The market shares vary by tenor and month-by-month. JPY OIS trading is a very small market. LCH is the leading CCP in this market with a 67% market share. JPY single currency basis trading remains a large market […]

Swaps Data: Volumes Up amid Volatility

My monthly Swaps Review in Risk Magazine looks at: Cleared Interest Rate Swaps in USD, EUR, JPY Cleared Credit Default Swaps in USD, EUR Cleared Non-Deliverable Forwards Volumes in 3Q18 vs 3Q17 Volumes in Oct-Nov18 vs Oct-Nov17 Growth rates in these periods Please click here for free access to the full article on Risk.net.

Swaps Data: Cleared vs Non-Cleared Margin

My monthly Swaps Review in Risk Magazine looks at: Initial margin for non-cleared OTC derivatives Initial margin for cleared OTC derivatives Growth rates in each of these Multilateral netting benefits Increasing Clearing Please click here for free access to the full article on Risk.net.

Oct 2018 Swaps Review in 15 Charts

Today I will look at Swaps volumes in the most recent 3 months using the format of my Nov 2017 Swaps Review article. SDR USD IRS price-forming volumes are up 10% USD IRS On SEF Compression volumes are up 50% USD OIS volumes are up 35% EUR, GBP, JPY IRS On SEF Compression volumes at record highs SEF D2C SEF volume growing 42% […]

Swaps Data: The race to replace Libor

My monthly Swaps Review in Risk Magazine discusses Libor and looks at derivatives volumes in the Alternative Reference Rates that have been selected to replace it. I look in detail at SOFR Futures, SONIA and EONIA Swaps. Please click here for free access to the full article on Risk.net.

Swaps Data: OTC Margin Up, Futures Margin Down

My monthly Swaps Review in Risk Magazine looks at the most recent CPMI-IOSCO Quantitative Disclosures by Clearing Houses for Interest Rate Swaps, Credit Default Swaps and Futures and Options Showing strong year-on-year growth in each of these, except the last. I also look at the trend in client IM at LCH SwapClear and the maximum Variation margin call […]

Swaps Data: The Big Get Bigger in Cleared Swaps

My monthly Swaps Review in Risk Magazine looks at global cleared volumes by CCP in 1H 2018 compared to 1H 2017 for: USD IR Swaps, EUR IR Swaps, JPY IR Swaps CDS Index and Single-name, USD and EUR Non-Deliverable Forwards Showing strong growth in all of these, except one. Please click here for free access […]