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News: ESMA data analysis values EU derivatives market at €660 trillion with central clearing increasing significantly

18 October 2018 | ESMA Feed
 

ESMA data analysis values EU derivatives market at €660 trillion with central clearing increasing significantly

Thursday 18 October 2018 10:55

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) today publishes its first Annual Statistical Report (Report) on the European Union’s (EU) derivatives markets. The Report, based on data submitted under the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), provides the first comprehensive market-level view of the EU’s derivatives markets, which in 4Q17 amounted to €660tn of gross notional outstanding transactions.

The primary objective of this data analysis is to contribute to ESMA’s risk assessment, to facilitate entity oversight by supervisory authorities, both national and European, and enhance supervisory convergence.

Steven Maijoor, Chair, said:
“The data gathered by ESMA as part of its...