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A Look at SOFR Swaption, Cap/Floor,
and Exotic Trade Levels

April 9, 2021 - At long last, trading volumes for SOFR-based caps and floors seems to be gaining some momentum though other SOFR-based options are picking up at a much slower pace. Comparing these volumes to the SONIA in the UK, it is evident that there is still a very long way to go, however.

It's also interesting to note that SOFR OIS is now trading at higher volumes than SOFR basis swaps, which is similar to how the trend went for SONIA, where the volume is now much greater.

The graphs below summarize the data available from ISDA's weekly derivatives trade reporting:


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