Adjusting the OTC market notionals to re-calculate the effects of compression puts the OTC market at a bigger size than ever, but the reported notionals say otherwise
In response to the financial crisis that began in 2008, the leaders of the Group of Twenty (G20) nations agreed to a series of measures following concerns about systemic risks in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives markets. The financial Stability Board (FSB) tasked with revamping the system initiated steps ranging from transparency of the over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives market, protecting against market abuse and mitigating systemic risk.
As of today, The OTC Space 'Knowledge' section has been updated. Items are now listed in alphabetical order, making them easier to find, and new items have been added. This section provides a useful go-to when needing to clarify terms, phrases or names contained in articles, and can also be used to broaden knowledge of the OTC markets by browsing terms. Most of the terms in the Knowledge section are short descriptions, but some of them have lengthy background articles including Primers by John Kiff at the IMF.