Buy side applauds Sonia’s coronation as UK risk-free rate

Decision a ‘no brainer’ but some say rejected secured rates could prove useful

BoE working group has opted for a reformed version of Sonia as the official risk-free rate for sterling

Market participants agree that the unsecured sterling overnight index average rate (Sonia) is the correct choice for a new alternative risk-free rate in the UK. But they say other, secured bench