SDRs urge CFTC for more help on data harmonisation

Regulator’s swap data woes are “absolutely solvable”, SDR chiefs say

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Data overload: CFTC struggles to make sense of SDR data

Swap data repositories (SDRs) have urged the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to provide more guidance and support as they work to resolve errors and inconsistencies in the huge amounts of data they are collecting on the over-the-counter derivatives markets.

The comments from SDR heads came at a February 23 meeting of the CFTC's Technology Advisory Committee, which featured a session devoted to swap data reporting.

"As a repository, we struggle sometimes to understand what it is

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