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Over $600 billion in index CDS volume switches to new venue where dealers guarantee liquidity to each other
Swap futures have a number of advantages, but OTC instruments will continue to be popular, leading buy-side firms say
Some client trades have not been cleared within 60 seconds
Clearing house has been told its own rules prevent it from shelving buy-side clearing for single-name CDS contracts
Two firms now testing central credit-checking service
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