CDS notional drops by 30%

By Beth Shah
18 Aug 2014

Overall credit default swap notional that was reported to swap data repositories last week decreased by 30% from the previous week, according to data from the International Swaps and Derivatives Association. Overall interest rates derivatives trading that was reported, however, climbed by 8%.

ISDA reported that there was a 31% decrease in the notional cleared for CDS and 32% less executed on swap execution facilities, compared with the previous week. Rates saw an increase, with 11% more volume cleared, and 14% more executed on SEFs last week.

The total notional cleared ...

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