Milestones

Since its inception in 1999, Eurex Repo has shown an impressive development. Started with the Swiss Franc Repo Market including the automatic auctioning from the Swiss National Bank (SNB), followed by the introduction of GC Pooling in 2005, Eurex Repo operates today several markets with a multitude of products in secured funding and financing. Further enhancements are in preparation to reflect regulatory changes and new market needs.

2020

Nov

Launch of the Eurex Repo Green Bond GC Basket as first standardized Repo ESG related product.

Sep

Daily outstanding volume in Special reached a new record: 71.5 bn € on Sep 09, 2020.

2019

Feb

PGGM is first pension fund manager to centrally clear repos via Select Finance / ISA Direct

2018

Dec

Introduction of the new Partnership Program Repo  

2017

Sep

Introduction of four new baskets: French 10 Years, Spanish 5 Years, KFW 10 Years and EIB 10 Years GC Baskets

2016

Nov

Introduction of USD, CHF and GBP as new cash currencies in Select Invest

Oct

Introduction of Inflation Linked Bonds (French & UK Gilts)

July

Launch of Select Finance as new trading permission for buyside clients

May

Introduction of additional constituents of European indexes such as AEX®, CAC 40®, DAX®, EURO STOXX 50® for the GC Pooling Equity Basket

2015

July

Successful migration of Euro Repo, GC Pooling and SecLend CCP markets to Eurex Repo's new trading system F7

Jan

Eurex Repo successfully operated the Swiss Franc Repo Market between 1999 and 2015

2014

Dec

Successful migration of COSI/SecLend Triparty Market to Eurex Repo's new trading system F7

Dec

Introduction of Swiss Franc as cash currency against the GC Pooling ECB basket, ECB EXTended and GC Pooling INT MXQ basket

Oct

Introduction of U.S. dollar as cash currency against the GC Pooling ECB EXTended basket and GC Pooling INT MXQ basket

June

Record outstanding volume of EUR 245.8 bn reached in the Repo Market and GC Pooling Market

May

Eurex Repo successfully operated the SNB auctions and OTC Spot Market between 1999 and 2014

Mar

First GC Pooling Select Invest trades successfully executed and processed

Feb

Introduction of the new GC Pooling INT MXQ Basket

2013

Dec

Trading hour extension of the GC Pooling overnight term to 17:00 CET

Dec

First SecLend CCP trades successfully executed and processed

Oct

STOXX and Eurex Repo extend the GC Pooling Index family

June

Record outstanding volume of EUR 224.4 bn reached in the Euro Repo and GC Pooling Market

June

Record outstanding volume of EUR 185.6 bn reached in the GC Pooling Market

May

Record outstanding volume of EUR 168.6 bn reached in the GC Pooling Market

April

Launch of STOXX GC Pooling Indices

April

Launch of GC Pooling Select Invest for corporates, insurance companies and asset managers

Jan

SecLend Market with new CCP cleared Segment

Jan

Introduction of three additional cash currencies (CZK, HUF and PLN ) in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

2012

Oct

Record outstanding volume of EUR 167.6 bn reached in the GC Pooling Market

Oct

Introduction of five new cash currencies (AUD, NZD, DKK, NOK and SEK) in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

Jun

Record outstanding volume of EUR 209.2 bn reached in the Euro Repo Market

May

Launch of New Broker Facility in/for the Euro Repo Market and GC Pooling

Jan

Swiss Franc Repo Market: New trading contract types available in currencies Canadian dollar and Japanese yen

2011

Nov

Launch of Open and Variable Repo in the Swiss Franc Repo Market
Introduction of COSI© products denominated in Gold

Sep

Record outstanding volume of EUR 164.425 bn reached in the GC Pooling Market

May

Launch of EIB / KFW Bond GC Basket

Mar

Launch of GC Pooling Equity

2010

May

Launch of the OTC Spot Market for auctioning and trading of SNB Bills and money market debt register claims of the Swiss Confederation

Jan

Launch of the USD GC Pooling segment on Eurex Repo

2009

Sep

Launch of new SecLend segment COSI (Collateralized Secured Instruments) to collateralize listed Scoach (Switzerland) products

Aug

Launch of the Swiss Reference Rate (SARON) by SNB, SIX Group and Eurex Repo

Feb

Launch of SNB Bills (in USD) auctions on Eurex Repo

2008

Nov

Launch of Euro GC Pooling EXTended Basket

Nov

The minimum trading size has been reduced to 500.000 Euro for Special Repo trading

Nov

Non-Euro collateral eligible for GC Pooling basket (USD, GBP, JPY)

Oct

Launch of SNB Bills (in CHF) auctions on Eurex Repo

Oct

Record outstanding volume of CHF 72.3 bn reached in the CHF Interbank Market

Mar

Introduction of Open Repo, Variable Repo and Open-Variable Repo in the EUR Market

2007

Dec

SNB auctions USD Repo based on an agreement with the FED. Up to 30bn daily outstanding volume

Sep

Extension of Euro GC Pooling to Eurobonds and a wide range of European bonds

Jul

Introduction of German Pfandbrief securities

Jun

Introduction of the Direct Hit functionality in the CHF Market

2006

Dec

Introduction of European Government and European Corporate Bonds GC Baskets for GC & Special trading

2005

Sep

Launch of the SecLend Market

Apr

Launch of Multi-Currency Segment (EUR, USD, GBP) in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

Mar

Launch of the GC Pooling Market

Feb

Introduction of International Securities in the Euro Repo Market

2004

Jul

Introduction of the Liquidity-Shortage Financing Facility in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

2003

Dec

Introduction of Data Distribution Information Services

2002

Jan

Introduction of CLS Facility in the CHF Repo Market

2001

Nov

Introduction of Intraday Repurchase Facility in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

Jul

Launch of the Euro Repo Market

May

Expansion of the SMI GC Basket by 5 more equities in the Swiss Franc Repo Market

Mar

First auctions of Swiss Federal Bonds are carried out from the Swiss National Bank on the Swiss Franc Repo Market

Mar

Start of Swiss Equity-Repo trading comprising the 10 most liquid equities in the Swiss Market Index (SMI)

Feb

Successful launch of auctions of Swiss registered money-market claims (GMBF's) on our electronic market

2000

Oct

SWX Repo becomes Eurex Repo

Jun

Outstanding trade volume in the Swiss Franc Repo Market exceeds CHF 25 billion with more than 80 banks taking part

1999

Oct

Successful launch of SNB-intraday auctions

Jun

Launch of the electronic Swiss Franc Repo Market, encompassing integrated clearing/settlement and fully automated auctions of the Swiss National Bank (SNB)


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