Majority of Emir derivatives reports cannot be matched, say repositories

DTCC is able to find the other half of a trade for around 40% of reports


European repositories are warning up to 60% of derivatives trade reports entering their systems cannot be matched with their corresponding halves, leaving vast numbers of orphaned reports and a patchy picture of what is happening in derivatives markets. Europe's trade reporting mandate requires both counterparties to a listed or over-the-counter derivatives trade to report their side of the transaction to a trade repository, which involves the submission of a counterparty's legal entity ident