EU-US trade talks won't tackle swaps reform – poll

Roughly two-thirds believe trade talks would help fix swaps problems

Gareth Murphy, Central Bank of Ireland

Market participants do not expect US and European Union trade negotiators to be given the job of resolving conflicts arising from cross-border swaps reforms, although over two-thirds of respondents to a poll believe it would be helpful to put these issues on the agenda of the ongoing Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) talks.

Asked two questions – whether it would help to make swaps reform a TTIP item and whether it will happen – 64% of respondents said it would not ha

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