Derivatives House of the Year - JP Morgan

Risk Awards 2008

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For a long period, from the late 1990s to the early part of this decade, JP Morgan was widely acclaimed as the heavyweight champion of the derivatives market. Its swaps book was, by some distance, the largest on the Street, it routinely topped Risk's interdealer poll (winning every year following its merger with Chase Manhattan in 2000 until 2005), and it set the standard for liquidity provision in the credit and rates markets. And it was no one-trick pony: it boasted strength across asset class