As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) enables clients to trade futures, options, cash and OTC markets, optimize portfolios, and analyze data – empowering market participants worldwide to efficiently manage risk and capture opportunities. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural products and metals. The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex® platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform. In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing. With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.
The equity swaps market has an inefficient, labour-intensive, and manual T+N affirmation process – particularly during reset periods. Buy-side and sell-side participants face uncertainty around settlements, with delays identifying and fixing breaks in a timely manner. This video showcases a…
SPAN has been the industry standard for margining for decades. In recent years, the demands on margin methodologies have increased due to the growth in the diversity and complexity of products and the greater need for portfolio and capital efficiency driven by regulatory change.
This white paper discusses the potential impact of UMR on portfolios, profitability, strategy and resource. If further highlights key decision stages in best-practice UMR planning and compares the evolving strategies of in-scope banks and buy-side firms.
The purpose of this white paper is to learn how portfolio managers and traders perform the cost-benefit analysis when deciding between futures and ETFs for index replication.
Market Response to Recent FOMC Rate Decisions - How Markets Behave Before & After Fed Rates Decisions
This white paper provides a review of how markets behave before and after Fed rate decisions and explores the impact of Fed rate decisions to market pricing.
This white paper describes the mechanism, with three use cases, for using CME FX Link – the first ever electronic spread between OTC FX and FX Futures.
This white paper explores the impact of the October U.S. employment data release throughout the E-mini S&P 500 futures session, as traders worked to digest the report and understand portfolio implications.
This white paper explores the advantages that CME FX futures offer traditional market practitioners in the OTC FX markets. It further examines how CME FX futures can be used to replicate cost-efficient, manageable synthetic exposure to OTC FX spot, forward, and swap transactions.
This white paper addresses the reasons driving voluntary clearing of emerging market swaps, including the counterparty, capital and operational efficiencies.
The Efficiency of Counterparty Netting in OTC Derivatives: How Clearing Solves the Uncleared Margin Puzzle
This white paper considers the margin efficiencies generated by counterparty netting within clearing and by using interest rate swaptions as a worked example, quantifies those margin efficiencies.