Mersch: volume of T2S trades due to greatly expand

Yves Mersch, ECB executive board member

The volume of transactions handled by the eurozone's Target2-Securities (T2S) platform is due for a "big increase" when Germany joins the system within a week, Yves Mersch, member of the executive board of the European Central Bank (ECB), said in Frankfurt today (January 31).

The ECB anticipates an increase of "up to 90% of the total volume" once all participating central securities depositories are connected to the platform, the ECB executive board member said.

There are still some "gaps in

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