14.11.2012 - Derivatives market shrinks again
The over-the-counter derivatives market contracted for the second consecutive half-year period, as data compiled by the Bank for International Settlements have shown the total notional outstanding tick down to US$639trn at the end of June this year. It represents a 1% decline versus the US$648trn of notional outstanding at the end of 2011, and a year-on-year fall of 10% from the marketís peak of US$707trn in June 2011...............................................Full Article: Source
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