LCH clears record numbers across asset classes

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By Ross Lancaster
08 Apr 2020

LCH has come through the extreme volatility of February and March to clear record levels of derivatives across its interest rate, FX and credit derivatives arms.

First quarter data showed the LCH’s SwapClear clearing house had increased notional cleared by 26% year on year, to $402tr.

The rates CCP had three record days in the first quarter, with March 10 ranking as the top day for number of trades cleared.

LCH’s FX CCP, ...

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