Asset servicing

QE continues to pressure securities financing

The European Central Bank's (ECB) decision to stick to its bond buying programme despite strong EU-wide economic growth has damped hopes in the market that interest rates will rise any time soon, notes Clearstream in its latest monthly report. This loose monetary policy can be felt in the real...
NSD Becomes Candidate LOU

National Settlement Depository (NSD), Russia's central securities depository, reports that it has signed a Master Agreement with the Global Legal Entity Identifier Foundation (GLEIF) and become a Candidate for Local Operating Unit (Candidate LOU) status. Appropriate information has been placed on...
Daniel Maguire appointed LCH COO

LCH, the global clearing house, has named Daniel Maguire as its Group Chief Operating Officer (COO), effective immediately. He assumes this role in addition to his current responsibilities as Global Head of Rates & Foreign Exchange Derivatives. He will be responsible for achieving new business...
More names for CDS clearing

Intercontinental Exchange, an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, from today has introduced clearing for additional credit default swaps (CDS) of US and European financial companies. The following single-name CDS are now available for clearing...
KfW chooses Eurex Clearing as IRS CCP

Rate hike expectations support trading volumes

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