Cleared OTC Interest Rate Swaps

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CME Group has worked closely with buy-side and sell-side participants to build a multi-asset class, market leading OTC Clearing Solution.

Key Benefits

  • Industry leading customer protection through CME Clearing's use of the US FCM Clearing model
  • Strength of CME Group's market leading interest rate products business, which traded $3.1 trillion in notional per day in 2013
  • Unparalleled capital efficiencies via margin offsets of IRS positions against Eurodollar and Treasury Futures with savings up to 90%
  • Full transparency via direct access to daily valuation reports and the CME CORE margin tool
  • Superior technology enables real-time clearing with straight-through processing
  • NEW Deliverable Swap Futures: Offers capital efficiencies through futures-style margining and delivers into OTC Cleared IRS at expiration

Product Offering


Existing Products

  • USD, EUR, GBP Fixed/Float out to 51 years
  • CAD, JPY, CHF, AUD, NOK, SEK, DKK Fixed/Float out to 31 years
  • MXN Fixed/Float out to 21 years
  • HKD, NZD, SGD Fixed/Float out to 15 years
  • HUF, CZK, PLN, ZAR Fixed/Float out to 11 years
  • BRL Fixed/Float out to 10 years
  • Flexible day counts, business days, roll conventions and payment frequencies including stubs
  • 1M, 3M, and 6M LIBOR indexes
  • Zero Coupon Swaps
  • Overnight Index Swaps (OIS) out to 30 years
  • Basis Swaps
  • FRAs
  • Amortizing Swaps
  • USD Swaptions max two-year expiry and underlying swap maturity of 30 years

The 19 currencies offered account for 95 percent of the vanilla IRS market, according to data from the Bank for International Settlements.

Other Future Products

  • Additional Currencies (KRW, CNY, INR)
  • Caps, Floors and Cross Currency Swaps

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Latin America Deck



Portfolio Margining


Swap Execution Facilities (SEF)


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Deepa Josyula
Senior Director, OTC Product Solutions
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Liam Smith
Director, OTC Product Solutions
+1 312 207 2538

Phil Hermon
Director, OTC Product Solutions
+44 20 3379 3983

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6/28/2016 volume includes approximately $989 billion in USD from multilateral compression run.
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