Credit Index Option Use Picks Up

08 Feb 2011

Endusers, such as hedge funds and loan desks, have been ramping up usage of options on European and U.S. credit indices taking the view the potential for a continued rally as limited.

--Olivia Thetgyi

Endusers, such as hedge funds and loan desks, have been ramping up usage of options on European and U.S. credit indices taking the view the potential for a continued rally as limited. One trader estimated EUR45 billion (USD62 billion) of European index options has been executed over ...

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