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ISDA First Quarter Review:
Transition to RFRs


The latest analysis of the adoption of alternative risk free rates (RFRs) such as SOFR and SONIA is now available. Key highlights include:

  • RFRs global activity in cleared OTC and exchange-traded IRD has increased by nearly 10% from last quarter
  • IRD traded notional as similarly increased from last quarter
  • The traded notional of OTC IRD with RFRs is now at $27.1 trillion compared to only $17.5 trillion in the last quarter
  • SOFR-specific IRD has increased to $12.8 trillion from $5.6 million in the previous quarter

The summary announcement can be read here.
The full 1st Quarter Review can be read here.

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