Yield Curve Spread Trades: Opportunities and Applications

  • 15 Aug 2013
  • By CurveTrades

A Closer Look at a Largely Untapped Asset Class

Yield Curve Spread Trades - a.k.a curve trades - provide market participants return generating and hedging opportunities. Curve trades occur in the most liquid interest rate markets including U.S. Treasuries, futures, other government bonds, swaps and euro-dollars. Due to the operational simplicity and deep market liquidity, many market participants prefer to execute curve trades in the futures markets.

Large institutions and professionals have traded the yield curve spread for decades. In our opinion, the lack of intuitive, easy-to-use tools has hindered broader adoption of yield curve spread trading. CurveTrades believes that the yield curve spread sector offers a largely untapped asset class with global opportunities.

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