CDS Platforms Expect Boost From Transparency

May 2009
Securities Industry News;5/18/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the impact of the U.S. Treasury Department's call for transparency in standardized derivatives contracts and electronic reporting for all over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives. The move is expected to boost electronic trading platforms in the OTC market, as well as benefiting exchanges that capitalize on the government's initiative to increase transparency in credit default swaps trading. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has prompted the Congress to work on clearing and reporting rules.


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