08.29.2016
By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

ISDA Comment Paddling Hard for Margin Implementation

08.29.2016 By John D'Antona Editor, Traders Magazine

ISDA.org –This past month in derivatives markets has felt a bit duck-on-a-pond-like. On the surface, it all looks calm, the duck is serenely gliding along, with nothing more than the occasional quack to break the silence. Under the water, though, its webbed feet are paddling furiously. So it is with the derivatives market, as the largest banks prepare for the start of non-cleared margining rules from September 1.

A couple of articles have recently picked up on the all-out effort to prepare for the rules – this one from Bloomberg, and this one from Risk…

Click to read the full media.comment story

Related articles

  1. This year's traded notional exceeded €100m compared to last year’s €20m.

  2. Clients can access UMBS TBA futures alongside U.S. Treasury and short-term interest rate contracts.

  3. BIS Warns on Asset Management

    'Crypto carnage’ has shown how meaningful protections for investors, markets, and the public are needed.

  4. Volatility Back 'With a Vengeance'

    In May CME Ether futures had the highest volumes since launch.

  5. Basel Committee Consults on Interest-Rate Risk

    The use of risk-free rates has also reached an all-time high.