Swaps Data: Analysing the US rates collapse

My monthly Swaps Review looks at: USD Swap rates daily moves in 2019 YTD Highlighting the massive falls in August 2019 Putting these into historical context all the way back to 2008 The impact on Initial margin models The impact on CME-LCH-Basis and CCP Switch trades USD Swap volumes in August 2019 Please click here for […]

USD SOFR Swaps volumes on the up in Aug 2019

SOFR Swap trade volumes picked up significantly last week Trade counts in one week were half of the combined May and June totals Outrights were all executed Off SEF and the majority were cleared Basis were all executed on On SEF and were all cleared We show how Clarus Data Products can be used to […]

Swaps Data: IM grows in Listed and OTC markets

My monthly Swaps Review looks at the recently published CPMI-IOSCO Quantitative Disclosures by CCPs and highlights: Initial Margin YoY trends for IRS, CDS & ETD Clearing Houses Maximum total VM received on a single-day Estimated Peak Stress Loss on Default Actual largest Credit exposure Please click here for free access to the full article on […]

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.