Sefs now account for more than half of interest rate swap trading
Electronic trading of swaps and swaps
clearing grew significantly last year as these markets are
increasingly impacted by the regulatory push to tighten up the
over-the-counter markets, said the top swaps trade body.
The International Swaps and Derivatives
Association said trading swaps electronically on the new breed
of swap execution facilities rose last year to 52.4% of the
market from 19% in 2013 while 76.5% of interest rate swaps were
cleared versus 71.7% the previous year.
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