Capital markets unprepared for central clearing

More than half of capital markets participants may not be ready to centrally clear interest rate and credit default swaps, according to a recent poll.

Regulations such as Dodd-Frank aim to increase transparency and market efficiency in over-the-counter OTC derivatives trading, but a recent poll suggests the market may be ill prepared for the change.

SimCorp, a provider of investment management solutions and services for the global financial services industry, conducted a poll of nearly 60 executives from 34 capital market firms from around the world and asked respondents whether or not their firms are ready to centrally clear...

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