This report analyzes interest rate derivatives (IRD) trading activity reported in Europe. The analysis is based on transactions publicly reported by 30 European approved publication arrangements (APAs) and trading venues (TVs).
Key highlights for the first half of 2022 include:
Total European IRD trading activity reported by APAs and TVs in the EU and UK was $101.2 trillion, up by 38.5% from $73.0 trillion in the second half of 2021.
Total IRD traded notional reported by APAs and TVs in the UK accounted for 74.9% of total European IRD traded notional, while EU IRD traded notional accounted for 25.1%.
Euro-denominated IRD traded notional accounted for 47.8% of total European IRD traded notional. Sterling-denominated transactions comprised 17.5% of traded notional, while contracts denominated in US dollars contributed 22.1%.
Overnight index swaps accounted for 46.3% of total European IRD traded notional, while fixed-for-floating interest rate swaps and forward rate agreements totaled 31.2% and 18.2%, respectively.
43.1% of total European IRD traded notional took place on TVs and 47.0% was executed by systematic internalizers. The remaining 9.9% of IRD traded notional was reported as XOFF.