Cleared swaps

Access the most capital-efficient solution for Interest Rate swaps cleared across 24 currencies.

Clearing the way forward

Capture unmatched capital efficiencies across futures, options, and swaps. Uncover opportunities in our market-leading emerging market currencies, gain exposure to a liquid cleared SOFR market, and access margin services that have saved market participants an average of $5.4 billion in daily margin costs.

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Cleared Swaps Products

Explore our cleared swaps

With a best-in-class global clearing solution across Interest Rates and FX, CME Group is the only clearing house to offer clearing for Interest Rate swaps, swaptions, and Interest Rate futures within a single netting pool.

PRODUCTS

Latin American swaps

Capitalize on a deeply liquid market using clearing for Latin American swaps at CME Group, where more than 50 Latin American-based clients have cleared to date. Benefit from a leading collateral acceptance policy that includes MBONOS and Cetes.

Gain unparalleled capital efficiencies via margin offsets of Interest Rate swaps against Eurodollar and Treasury futures, with savings up to 90%.

AVERAGE DAILY MARGIN SAVINGS IN INTEREST RATE SWAPS AND FUTURES PORTFOLIOS IN 2020

$5.4 billion

Average Savings

51%

MAX SAVINGS

97%

YOY DAILY MARGIN SAVINGS GROWTH

20%

CUSTOMER ACCOUNTS

883

Access clearing services for SOFR-based Interest Rate swaps for both the outright OIS and Basis Swaps and experience seamless trades between SOFR and the existing benchmarks.

NOTIONAL VALUE TRANSITIONED IN SOFR DISCOUNTING

$7.2 trillion

Notional value of cleared SOFR Swaps to date

$343 billion

Participants have cleared SOFR Swaps

320

Enhance your capital efficiencies with our market-leading clearing solution, which offers regular compression cycles for Brazilian, Colombian and Mexican swaps.

Latin American-based clients clearing at CME to date

50+

Average daily volume in 2020 LatAm IRS

$28 billion

Chilean Camara and Colombian IBR OIS cleared

$1.9 trillion

Stay ahead of global regulations with a cash-settled FX clearing solution that provides superior cost and capital efficiencies compared to physically-delivered products and cross-margining against all OTC FX products.

Cash-Settled Forwards

26

Non-Deliverable Forwards

11

Cash-Settled Options

7

Resources

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Tool

CME CORE

Use our interactive margin calculator to evaluate your initial margin requirements. Run indicative margin requirements through manual entry or file upload on all CME Group products, both listed and OTC.

Use cases

Eurodollar options­­

By margining Eurodollar options along with Interest Rate futures and cleared swaps, CME Group clients can save up to 83% in initial margin.

"Morgan Stanley is excited to support our clients by expanding our portfolio margin offering to include Eurodollar options with Interest Rate futures and cleared swaps. With clients very focused on margin costs, this is an important enhancement for the marketplace.”


Jason Swankoski, Co-head of Derivatives Clearing Americas­

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CME Margin Services

Facilitating capital efficiencies for a capital-constrained world

Learn how cleared swaps can help you save on overnight funding costs and provide indicative margin savings.

Margining tools

Run indicative margins across your portfolio—including CME Group futures, options, and OTC.
 
 

Getting started

Take advantage of our streamlined onboarding and the operational efficiences of OTC Interest Rates and FX swaps through CME Clearing.
 

Eligible collateral

Enjoy the flexibility of posting collateral with CME Clearing, where US dollars, asset-backed securities and agency bonds are among the accepted ranges.

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