Securities lending industry surpasses US$2 trillion
March 13, 2017

The securities lending industry is now a US$2+ trillion business, according to securities finance market data provider DataLend.

DataLend adds that the value of securities on loan in the securities lending marketplace reached more than $2 trillion recently, the highest value since it began tracking the market in 2013. The lendable value, referring to the value of securities lenders have made available for borrowing, surpassed $16 trillion, also a DataLend record. More than 45,000 unique securities are on loan worldwide, it says.

Key Stats: Global Securities Lending Market (as of March 9, 2017);

. On-loan value: $2.00 trillion (+$180 billion year on year);

. Lendable value: $16.04 trillion (+$2.75 trillion YOY);

. Unique securities on loan: 45,200;

. Cash collateral as a percentage of on-loan balance: 39.48 percent (-6.39 percent YOY);

. Non-cash collateral as a percentage of on-loan balance: 60.52 percent (+6.39 percent YOY).

Lenders earned $9.16 billion in securities lending revenues in 2016, including $4.67 billion in North America; $2.64 billion in Europe; $1.67 billion in Asia-Pacific; and $182 million in the rest of the world.





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The securities lending industry is now a US$2+ trillion business, according to securities finance market data provider DataLend.

DataLend adds that the value of securities on loan in the securities lending marketplace reached more than $2 trillion recently, the highest value since it began tracking the market in 2013. The lendable value, referring to the value of securities lenders have made available for borrowing, surpassed $16 trillion, also a DataLend record. More than 45,000 unique securities are on loan worldwide, it says.

Key Stats: Global Securities Lending Market (as of March 9, 2017);

. On-loan value: $2.00 trillion (+$180 billion year on year);

. Lendable value: $16.04 trillion (+$2.75 trillion YOY);

. Unique securities on loan: 45,200;

. Cash collateral as a percentage of on-loan balance: 39.48 percent (-6.39 percent YOY);

. Non-cash collateral as a percentage of on-loan balance: 60.52 percent (+6.39 percent YOY).

Lenders earned $9.16 billion in securities lending revenues in 2016, including $4.67 billion in North America; $2.64 billion in Europe; $1.67 billion in Asia-Pacific; and $182 million in the rest of the world.



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