Investors are being left in the dark as to the huge additional costs their asset managers are incurring to transact highly complicated derivatives. OpenGamma research shows that transaction costs incurred when trading FX Options can be misrepresented to investors by as much as 400%. Transaction costs are the difference between the price of a trade an asset manager decides to buy […]
Fake news! How do we tell information from merely gossip? How do we separate the wheat from the chaff? Or, closer to home, how do we know which dealer is most informed, and how the information is learned?
We have now had six SOFR swap trades hit the SDRs. Both Basis vs Fed Funds and Outright OIS has traded. All trades have been $50m and one year maturity. It looks like they were all cleared at LCH. The first swap was done on the TP-ICAP SEF. SOFR Everything you need to know about […]
Using R5-SHCH Connect domestic banks in China now have access to the London FX market, recognised as the leading centre for global FX trading. The new service is a partnership between London's R5 and the Shanghai Clearing House, announced by UK Chancellor Philip Hammond in December as part of the 9th UK China Economic Dialogue.