Two Key Ways to Tackle the Derivatives Cost Challenge

Two Key Ways to Tackle the Derivatives Cost Challenge By John Omahen, vice president – post-trade derivatives, FIS In today’s low-margin futures and derivatives business, low interest rates and high operating costs in the clearing community are causing enormous strain on profitability. For firms who have decided to remain in the business, their top priority is ensuring their operating model is sustainable by implementing more efficient technology and finding cost-effective ways to perform their middle- and back-office operations. However, doing more of the same will not be enough for most sell-side institutions in the derivatives clearing business. They will need…

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