Clearing

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28 May 2020 — Bill Hodgson

The BIS have conducated a rigorous study using public metrics to look for a relationship between the amount of CCP capital at risk in the default waterfall, and the behaviour of CCP risk models. I won't spoil the surprise on the outcome, but this appears to be the first quantitative study into the possibility that if a CCP is likely to lose money, they operate more conservative risk models.

The paper covers:

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27 May 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Since 2005 the Monetary Authority of Singapore has been publishing the SORA benchmark each day. The Singapore Overnight Rate Average (SORA) is the volume-weighted average rate of unsecured overnight interbank SGD transactions in Singapore between 9:00 am and 6:15 pm. 

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21 Apr 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Learn more about how European CCPs have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic via the EACH resource page

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07 Apr 2020 — Bill Hodgson

RBC becomes the first Canadian bank to join the cleared repo platform

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24 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

LCH provides assurance on their continuity during the Pandemic

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23 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Eurex can now offer clearing services onshore in Japan.

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10 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Growth in all LCH business lines and record results from the UK clearing business.

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11 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

Cboe Global Markets has entered into an agreement to acquire EuroCCP, for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to close in the first half of 2020 subject to regulatory approval.

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The Future of Clearing
10 Apr 2019 — Bill Hodgson

The World Federation of Exchanges (“WFE”), the global industry group for exchanges and central counterparties (CCPs), has published a joint report with Oliver Wyman examining the post-crisis developments that have shaped the current clearing landscape, along with forward-looking recommendations on how to build the CCP of the future. 

19 Dec 2018 — Bill Hodgson

LCH faced with issuing a 'notice of retirement' for its UK clearing services will benefit from the European Commission granting a temporary equivalence status to UK CCPs.

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02 Nov 2018 — Bill Hodgson

A new patent covering the risk monitoring of multiple cleared CCP accounts may conflict with CCPs and other FinTech vendors from providing similar functions.

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03 May 2018 — Bill Hodgson

Get on down to the FIA IDX show in London, amongst the biggest capital markets events in the year. OTC Space and Brandex Publishing will be there, come and chat about our future plans.