ECB finds market making decline for OTC derivatives

By Ross Lancaster
11 Feb 2020

A European Central Bank (ECB) survey has found that market making in over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives decreased last year, but respondents were confident of their ability to support the products during bouts of market stress.

The survey is a quarterly assessment of market conditions in the euro OTC derivatives and securities financing markets. Its respondents are large banks and dealers.

A majority of the respondents expected their market making activities to not change this year. They mainly attributed 2019’s market making decline to ...

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