Eurex takes aim at SwapClear in clearing cost study

German CCP cites cross-product efficiency as chief advantage

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Eurex sets its sights on market leader

Eurex has staked out the ground on which it hopes to compete in euro-denominated swaps clearing with the market leader, LCH.Clearnet's SwapClear. In a capital- and cost-efficiency study based on analysis by consulting firm Oliver Wyman, Eurex calls itself the "natural hub" for euro over-the-counter and listed derivatives clearing as well as repo and securities lending, because of the netting efficiencies it is able to deliver between the three product groups. Those efficiencies make it less r