Transitioning away from Libor is the biggest change to financial operations that many firms have ever undertaken. In the coming months, all Libor-based exposures will need to transition to risk-free interest rates such as SOFR or Sonia. While five US dollar Libor fixings will remain in place until June 2023, regulators insist that no new Libor risk should be traded after the end of 2021. The implications for products with floating rates beyond the Libor phase-out are huge. Risk.net is one of the most visited sites for up-to-the-minute information and analysis on the Libor transition.
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