IsdaFix faces rival based on swap repository data


Interest rate swap markets now have a supposedly cheat-proof new price benchmark, after London-based Clarus Financial Technology last night began publishing a suite of rates based on trades submitted to swap data repositories (SDRs) - the first time these databases have been used in such a way. The suite of prices, dubbed SDRFix, is an alternative to IsdaFix - an industry benchmark that is the subject of rigging probes on both sides of the Atlantic. The UK's Financial Conduct Authority confir

To continue reading...