News: Into the unknown: Risk OTC client clearing survey

02 June 2013 | Bill Hodgson

If you're on the buy-side the survey below from Risk Magazine gives some interesting insights into why firms choose a particular Clearing Broker or FCM, and who's leading the race to scoop up Client Clearing business.

Cost is not a big factor when choosing a provider of over-the-counter derivatives clearing services; clients believe they have enough collateral to cope with the new regime; the number of firms using swap futures will double over the next 12 months; and half of buy-side firms believe clearing is not a good thing for the OTC market – just some of the findings from Risk’s first OTC client clearing survey. A pdf showing full results and graphs can be found at the foot of this article.

Into the unknown: Risk OTC client clearing survey - Risk.net. (subs) Results PDF