OTC Derivatives

Those investors still exempt from the central clearing of OTC derivatives trades face rising risks in delaying the decision to clear.

The central clearing of standardised over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives via central clearing counterparties (CCPs) was mandated by global financial regulators following the financial crisis.

In the world of capital markets, the public spotlight has predominantly fallen on pre-trade and trade analysis. The media focusses its attention on the price of shares, the movement of currencies, the possibility of changes to interest rates and the fundamentals of markets, as well as corporate news.