ESRB publishes guide to OTC derivatives database

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi

The European Systemic Risk Board (ESRB) published a guide to its extensive database on over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives today (September 22).

In Shedding light on dark markets: first insights from the new EU-wide OTC derivatives dataset, Jorge Abad et al present what they call a "first step" towards analysing what was "once one of the most opaque financial markets in the world".

Since 2014, they note, the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (Emir) has obliged over-the-counter (OTC) deriv

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