Electronic swaptions trading sparks market’s interest

Regulatory demands and Covid have upped e-trading in swaptions, but trade complexity remains a hurdle

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Interest rate swaptions look set to be the next hot ticket in the electronification stakes.

An increased appetite for e-trading – to better comply with regulatory requirements – has been sharpened further of late by the coronavirus pandemic, say market participants. 

“The pandemic has accelerated a trend which was already occurring in the market at large, [that is], a shift to electronic platforms” says the head of non-linear rates trading at a large dealer.

In the early stages of the

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