SEF volumes died last week – so when and where will they return?

SEF volumes died last week – so when and where will they return?

Turned out the first week of mandatory SEF trading was a Big Bang, just in the wrong direction. ┬áReported SEF volumes for interest rate swaps…

MAT the MACs, or MAT Everything – Let’s Vote

trueEX yesterday filed their MAT application to start a CFTC review process alongside the one underway for Javelin’s application. ┬áThis will add a huge amount…

The Economist: Not with a Bang

The Economist: Not with a Bang

I talked to an Economist reporter based in Paris on Wednesday (October 2) about what the first day of SEF trading means to the market.…

Swap Execution Facility Trading Volumes: Here are the Real Numbers

Swap Execution Facility Trading Volumes: Here are the Real Numbers

There are some really good parts of the SEF rule, and this in my view is one of the best: Core Principle 9 requires a…