Information and Core-Periphery Structure in Over-the-Counter Markets
Abstract: An over-the-counter (OTC) market is a market where investors trade any kind of asset without a central exchange. OTC markets can be quite large. For example, the OTC market for credit default swaps (CDS) exhibit a quarterly trade volume of over $2 trillion. A prevalent feature of most OTC markets — and in particular for the CDS OTC market — is that the trading network of market participants exhibit a core-periphery structure.
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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
Part of Series: Richmond Fed Economic Brief
Publication Date: 2022-06