Clarus Data Products




Global Cleared Derivatives volumes, currency and product level.




Global Systemically Important Banks, GSIBScores and Data.




SEF-executed activity, instrument level.
(CFTC Part 16)




Trade level, US persons activity. (CFTC Part 43)





Swap Data normalized and enriched by Clarus in our View products. (Scale for USD IRS)


Latest Posts

  • May, 5

    Swaption Volumes by Strike Q1 2021

    USD Swaptions activity hit all time records in March 2021. Driven by the large sell-off in Fixed Income markets, we see particular evidence in 5Y tails of convexity hedging in Swaptions markets. We analyse the activity by strike and underlying (tails). For once, we are playing catch-up here. Chris Whittall over at IFR brought to […]

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    Feb, 24

    What is happening now with negative rates in the UK?

    Over £673bn in SONIA OIS swaps have traded at negative rates in 2021. Expectations for negative rates have been severely reduced since the last MPC meeting. This year, swaps as long as 4 years have recorded negative rates. We look at what has traded and current timing expectations. In May of last year, I wrote […]

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  • Feb, 16

    SOFR Swaptions and CapsFloors are now trading regularly

    We cover SOFR Swaps and other RFRs on a regular basis, so I thought today it would be interesting to see if Swaptions and CapsFloors that reference SOFR are trading. Swaptions Using SDRView, we can search for Swaptions in USD and categorize by reference index. Libor trade counts are in the range 350 to 1,700 […]

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    Feb, 25

    Block Trades in HKD Derivative Markets

    HKD Interest Rate Derivatives are the 5th most traded APAC currency. They trade in a range of maturities out to 30 years, but the block thresholds and lack of SEF market prevent us seeing the true size of trades. USDHKD FX Options are at least a $750bn per month market. Transparency in this market also […]

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  • Oct, 16

    SOFR Swap Volumes – October 2019

    SOFR vs FF Basis Swaps, a new high in Sep-19 of $19 billion SOFR Outright Swaps, less trades and notional than Aug-19 SOFR Swaps were mostly Off SEF and Cleared For On SEF, tpSEF reported the most trades Oct-19 volumes are shaping up to exceed Sep-19 LCH SwapClear reported $45 billion notional in Sep-19 Clarus […]

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    Sep, 18

    CME Swap Data Repository

    Clarus SDRView consolidates all Swap or Trade Data Repositories that publish transaction level data and have meaningful volume. As only the United States and Canada have transaction level public reporting, our focus has been on these jurisdictions, which provide by far the most interesting and useful data. European, Japanese, Australian, Singapore and other jurisdictions have […]

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  • Sep, 3

    USD SOFR Volumes Aug 2019

    SOFR Swap trade counts hit a new high in August Outrights and Basis both much higher than prior months Outrights are all Off SEF with a significant portion Uncleared Basis are mostly On SEF (by trade count) TP-ICAP with tpSEF and TraditionSEF vying for top spot 5Y is emerging as the most frequently traded tenor […]

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    Apr, 2

    USD Swap Spreads Review Q1 2019

    Swap Spreads, aka Spreadovers, have recently turned negative again in the US. They rebounded back into positive territory fairly quickly. This is against a background of all-time record volumes in USD swaps reported to US SDRs. Should Swap Spreads be at zero versus SOFR after LIBOR disappears? Negative Again In case you missed it, Swap […]

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