Interest-rate swaps blossom after transparency rules kick in

05/16/2013 | Trade News (U.K.), The

Depository Trust and Clearing Corp. data suggest that interest-rate swaps denominated in U.S. dollars have increased 6 percentage points since new U.S. regulations began in March requiring reporting and central clearing of the instruments. "The data adds value to anyone in the marketplace," said Amir Khwaja, CEO of Clarus. "Market participants can see what's being traded. This is unprecedented in the history of these markets."

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