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Regulation is shifting markets from OTC to standardized world

Monday, July 07, 2014

Komfie Manalo, Opalesque Asia:

Vassiliki Veliou, who is responsible for regulatory topics within the trading scope for Eurex, said that markets have started to shift from OTC towards more standardized products in a way that has become very visible from one quarter to another.

Veliou made the remarks at the recent Opalesque Frankfurt Roundtable 2014. The Roundtable, sponsored by Eurex and tax and legal consultant WTS, one of the largest derivatives exchanges globally, and tax and legal consultant WTS, took recently place in Frankfurt, Germany.

Veliou explained, "It was very intriguing to see how the banks and traders have changed their behavior coping with the new regulations. If you look back, this all started when a G-20 meeting some time ago agreed that there should be more transfer to standardized products, central infrastructures, and this is the first phenomena where you can actually see that this route is voluntarily taken."

Eurex considers the shift as "interesting." She continued, "If you look at the instrument, the Buxl was already an established product; we did not invent it now to cover a gap. We did other things to adapt to market needs, but this one was already a prevailing instrument. You could have traded it years ago, but this time it ......................

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