Trading OTC may be costlier than you think

Steffen Koehler - EEX

The current discussion surrounding the cost of clearing is not a new one. In the years following the 2008 financial crisis, many market commentators and academics have focused on the strengths and weaknesses of cleared versus non-cleared derivatives. Some studies have pointed to the very high potential cost of clearing over-the-counter derivatives, with authors citing figures in the billions or even trillions of dollars at a system-wide level.

So, what can I add to this debate? To clear or not

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: