New records for LCH volumes in 2017

Strong growth driven by roll-out of new products, regulatory change and onboarding of new customers globally

Going up: LCH’s FX derivatives-clearing service, ForexClear, processed more than $11trn in notional last year, up from $3.2trn in 2016

LCH, the biggest over-the-counter clearing house for the derivatives market, has announced record volumes across its multiple clearing services in 2017, driven by a combination of regulatory changes, the onboarding of new customers and new product launches.

Over the past year, LCH significantly increased its activity on the back of the introduction of uncleared margin rules in September 2016, which pushed up the cost of uncleared OTC derivatives.

SwapClear, LCH’s interest rate derivatives

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