Collateral use in derivatives transactions up to $1.2 trillion

“In the light of this continued growth, we have published the Isda 2005 Collateral Guidelines,” said Bob Pickel, Isda chief executive. “They will serve as a benchmark on the current state of collateralisation and as a reference tool for practitioners using collateral to effectively mitigate credit risk.”

The number of collateral agreements increased to over 70,000 in the 2005 Survey from 54,000 in 2004 and 38,500 in the previous year. It also found that 55% of all derivatives transactions, measured by either volume or exposure, were now covered by collateral, up from 50% in 2004.

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 or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact to find out more.

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