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The following outlines a few of the major research questions being investigated: some of these are general research problems that affect blockchain/DLT development broadly, whereas others are very specific to financial derivatives, but all of these aspects must be solved, and their solutions combined effectively, to provide efficient and resilient solutions to the grand challenge.
Exchange traded products such as futures and equities can show extreme volumes of transactions each day - could a distributed ledger support that level of throughput, given concerns over the complex consensus model for ledgers. Two new studies carry out detailed simulations to find the boundaries of ledger performance and show the way for future technology transformation in the capital markets.
The inside story of DerivHack and how the ISDA CDM might be the beginning of something big
In this article, which references the World Economic Forum decision chart for DLT, we consider whether OTC Derivatives would benefit from a DLT for a specific use case.
An important component of FX trading has always been trading with minimal latency - whether that was being the fastest to trade over the phone, the fastest to use and interpret pricing systems, or using the fastest technology to consume data, and trade with electronic platforms. Like any market with tight spreads, the FX market requires fast execution. In the past, speed was mainly associated with High Frequency Traders (HFT), but during recent years the majority of major institutions trading globally have focussed on achieving ultra low latency.
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