SOFR

Spotlight on SOFR

The US has chosen the secured overnight financing rate (SOFR) as its Libor replacement. SOFR swaps could get a boost when clearing houses start using the new rate in discounting, but there are some caveats. For other products, the US is drawing up Libor…

Opening the buy-side liquidity pool

Vikash Rughani, business manager at triReduce and triBalance, outlines a new approach enabling buy- and sell-side participants to optimise the transition of legacy Libor over-the-counter swaps contracts to alternative reference rates

Looking forward to backward‑looking rates

Interbank offered rates are critical in the world of contracts and derivatives, acting as reference rates in millions of financial contracts and with a total market exposure in the hundreds of trillions of dollars. Bloomberg explores why offering…

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