Clarus Data Products


Global Cleared Derivatives volumes, currency and product level.


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


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

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


Latest Posts

  • Sep, 6

    FX NDF Package Transactions

    Today, I looked at packages of FX NDF trades on the SDR, expecting to be able to find some basic packages, or even just logical groupings of trades such as: FX NDF Swaps.  These would have a near & far leg, and the price differs by some forward points. Par Forwards.  These are a structure […]

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    Aug, 22

    Curve Trading in USD Swaps

    Curve trades account for around 10% of volumes reported to US SDRs. We identify these package trades by matching timestamps and risk equivalence of the two legs. Benchmark curve switches trade every single day in decent size. We look at the USD Curve Trade market during 2017. Curve Trading Call them Curve Trades, Spreads or […]

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  • May, 24

    CAD Swaps – What Does the Data Show?

    Amir took a look at CAD swaps when we first added the new Canadian DTCC data source at the beginning of this year. Now that we have more data and reporting has bedded down a bit, I thought it worthwhile to analyse the data to see if two sources are better than one. Canadian reporting […]

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    May, 3

    How Big Is The Asset Swap Market?

    We identify Asset Swaps trading in USD and EUR in the SDR data. Different types of Asset Swap package are active across different markets. Understanding these differences allows us to examine the data accurately. In the US, about 15% by risk of Libor-based swaps are linked to Asset Swaps. In Europe, over 90% of non-standard Euribor-based swaps are […]

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  • Mar, 22

    Fed Rate Hikes Are Reducing The Average Life Of USD Swaps

    The average maturity of USD OIS swaps has reduced significantly in recent months. OIS swaps now make up almost 20% of all traded risk in USD swaps, up from less than 5% in 2014. As a result of increasing volumes in OIS and their very short maturity, a significant reduction in overall average maturity is […]

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    Mar, 22

    Are SEF’s Executing More Non-MAT Trades?

    Today we look at any trends in bespoke Fixed/Float swap trading On-SEF. Last year I wrote an article about the longer term trends in the US swaps market by asking “What is Left off-SEF?”  We determined that, generally speaking, 2/3rds of the USD Fixed/Float swap market is On-SEF.  The Off-SEF world was generally a bunch of […]

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  • Mar, 3

    Impact Of March 1st VM Regime

    The big VM deadline has come and passed.  Did trading grind to a halt? Prior to the date, based primarily upon what I had read in news articles, I would summarize my sentiment around the VM implementation as: The industry had not gotten through even half of the required new paperwork Large asset managers being […]

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    Mar, 1

    Exploring Energy Swaps On The SDR

    Back in August, I had a look at the wealth of commodity data on the US Swap Data Repositories.  The general takeaways were: There’s lots of data Much of it is murky. Describing many OTC commodity trades require lots of details that are missing. Case in point, we found the second most active commodity to […]

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