SimCorp Survey -released the findings of a poll conducted in March. Respondents included nearly 60 executives from 34 capital market firms from around the world.Results show that 53% of capital markets respondents are not ready to centrally clear interest rate and credit default swaps.
With regulations like Dodd-Frank and EMIR aiming to increase transparency and market efficiency in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives trading, the poll asked respondents whether or not their firms are ready to centrally clear interest rate swaps (IRS) and credit default swaps (CDS). While 41% answered yes, a 53% majority answered no. Continue reading “The Capital Markets are not ready for Central Clearing”