Autos dominate most active CDS list

Autos featured heavily in September’s CDS trading, with Ford and General Motors among the most active names, according to GFI data released today.

Nashville-based healthcare firm HCA was the only non-motoring sector CDS of the five most active US CDS.

In Europe, fixed-line telecoms dominated the list, including Telecom Italia, Portugal Telecom International Finance and Deutsche Telekom. French auto manufacturer Valeo also pushed the European motoring industry into the top five for the first time