EU banks predict OTC trading terms will tighten – ECB

Almost one-quarter of surveyed lenders say conditions will deteriorate

European banks say market participants of all kinds will find it harder to trade over-the-counter derivatives and conduct securities financing transactions in Q2, survey data shows. 

Of 28 banks polled by the European Central Bank (ECB), 24% said that price and non-price trading terms will get stricter. This represents a sharp change in sentiment from three months prior, when only 8% expected trading conditions to tighten.

Over the first three months of 2020, 16% of respondents said conditions

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