Swap news

Tradeweb launches first electronic swap trade on TW SEF
17 October 2017 | New York | Reporter: Jenna Lomax
The trade, which was executed by asset management firm, Garda Capital, and processed through MarketWire, officially marked the launch of swaptions trading on the TW SEF
Eurex Clearing launches partnership programme
09 October 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Theo Andrew
The programme plans to build a “balanced ecosystem”, responsible for aligning responsibilities and benefits related to economics and governance, bringing “greater choice and transparency” to the market
LCH launches new SwapClear client account
14 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
J.P. Morgan and Aviva Investors are among the first adopters of this new account type
OneChicago expands futures products
05 July 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Drew Nicol
French elections revive European markets
03 May 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Eurex secures KfW as IRS clearing client
05 April 2017 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Traiana enhances swaps offering
27 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
BrokerTec eyes up e-MID purchase
27 January 2017 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CME boasts record-breaking peso IRS activity
19 January 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Drew Nicol
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Deutsche Asset Management expands lending activity
16 January 2017 | Luxembourg | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse pay for RMBS
23 December 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
US broker fined for pre-IPO swaps negligence
07 December 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Eurex to launch total return futures
10 November 2016 | Frankfurt | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
LCH benefits from margin rules
08 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
LCH to bolster derivatives offering in 2017
02 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CMF: IRS swaps under pressure
21 October 2016 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Drew Nicol
BME Clearing sees derivative slump in August
05 September 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Drew Nicol
SEC amends swaps reporting rules
02 September 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Deutsche Bank accused of new reporting violations
22 August 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Drew Nicol
ICE Clear Credit surpasses CDS milestone
18 August 2016 | Atlanta | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Spanish trading heats up in June
13 July 2016 | Madrid | Reporter: Drew Nicol
State Street joins margin settlement pilot programme
12 July 2016 | Brussels | Reporter: Drew Nicol
OneChicago to launch new SSF contract
04 July 2016 | Chicago | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Global swaps liquidity fragmentation persists
07 June 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
Exclusive: EquiLend enters the swaps business
02 June 2016 | New York | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
HSBC tackles new swap clearing rules
17 May 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
LSE to offer weekly FTSE 100 options contracts
11 May 2016 | London | Reporter: Drew Nicol
CME Group clears first interest rate swaptions
18 April 2016 | Chicago | Reporter: Drew Nicol
TriOptima completes krona compression cycle
18 April 2016 | London | Reporter: Stephanie Palmer
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ESMA has set about tackling the thorny issue of conflict of interests within central counterparties under EMIR, with the help of industry participants. Jenna Lomax examines the industry’s responses to the consultation
Anand Krishnan of Natixis Americas explains how regulatory pressures are changing the rules of the game and buy-side entities are changing with it
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