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ISDA today issued a request for proposal (RFP) for an independent service provider to calculate... Read more ISDA Issues Request for Proposal for Fallback Spread Vendor Role

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This document contains proposed amendments to the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions to address issues… Read more Proposed Amendments to the 2014 ISDA Credit Derivatives Definitions Relating to Narrowly Tailored Credit Events

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DTCC Enters Test Phase on Distributed Ledger Project for ...

DTCC announced that it has advanced to the testing phase of its ground-breaking project to re-platform its credit derivatives Trade Information Warehouse (TIW) on distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cloud.

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Derivative (finance) - Wikipedia

In finance, a derivative is a contract that derives its value from the performance of an underlying entity. This underlying entity can be an asset, index, or interest rate, and is often simply called the "underlying." Derivatives can be used for a number of purposes, including insuring against price movements (hedging), increasing exposure to price movements for speculation or getting access ...

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Futures exchange - Wikipedia

A futures exchange or futures market is a central financial exchange where people can trade standardized futures contracts; that is, a contract to buy specific quantities of a commodity or financial instrument at a specified price with delivery set at a specified time in the future. These types of contracts fall into the category of derivatives.The opposite of the futures market is the spots ...

Options and Swaps

Difference Between Options and Swaps | Options vs Swaps

An option is a right to buy or sell a financial asset on a specific date at a pre-agreed price. But this is not an obligation. The date at which the option should be exercised is referred to as the ‘exercise date’ and the price at which the option should be exercised is referred to as the ‘strike price’.

Swap - Investopedia

A swap is a derivative contract through which two parties exchange the cash flows or liabilities from two different financial instruments. Most swaps involve cash flows based on a notional ...

What are the differences between swaps, options, and ...

The basic difference between swaps and futures or options is that a swap involves a series of payments in the future, whereas options or futures have only one transaction at exercise/expiry. And also, swaps are usually OTC (Over-the-counter) Futures. Futures are an obligation.