The APAC Clearing Solution

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    With our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo and Australia there is always someone available to discuss your clearing needs. Contact a Member of the Team for further information.

We have created a best-in-class global clearing solution covering 24 currencies of interest rate swaps, 11 OTC FX Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs), 26 OTC FX Cash-Settled Forwards (CSFs), seven OTC FX Options (CSO), and U.S. dollar swaptions.

Meet your local regulatory clearing obligations, mitigate your uncleared margin requirements, access global liquidity and benefit from unparalleled capital efficiencies with CME OTC Clearing.

Product Expansion

CME has a history of innovation and continues to deliver product enhancements in line with customer demand.


With Chinese yuan interest rate swaps launched on 21 May, we now offer 24 IRS currencies for clearing, including eight regional, the broadest offering globally.

Non-Deliverable Forwards

  • 11 OTC NDFs including 6 regional.

Real-Time Clearing

CME products clear 24 hours a day, five days a week, regardless of your time zone, allowing you to clear in real-time wherever you are around the world.

Regulatory Approval

CME holds regulatory standing in multiple jurisdictions, enabling you to fulfil your local clearing obligations in multiple locations including: Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan.

Flexible Collateral

We accept an extensive range of collateral for initial margin to match our global customer base:

  • Cash in 18 currencies including the following currencies:
    • Australian dollar
    • Hong Kong dollar
    • Japanese yen
    • New Zealand dollar
    • Singapore dollar
  • IEF2
  • IEF4
  • IEF5
  • U.S. Treasuries
  • U.S. Agencies and MBS – including MBS from Australia, Singapore and Japan
  • Government debt from nine countries – including Australia, Singapore and Japan


Unparalleled capital efficiencies through portfolio margining of cleared interest rate swaps, swaptions, futures and via notional reduction through coupon blending.

Compression Services

$23 Trillion
Gross Notional compressed via coupon blending

line items removed via
coupon blending

$19 Trillion 
Gross Notional removed via Trioptima's triReduce

line items removed via Trioptima's triReduce

Portfolio Margining

Swaps vs Futures

24 OTC IRS Currencies
and USD Swaptions


MAC Swap Futures and Treasuries

Supported by
15 clearing members

Used by
11 house accounts

Used by
Over 477 
customer accounts

$2.77 Billion
in savings

Growing Ecosystem

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