ESMA values EU derivatives markets at €735tn


Date: 18 December 2019
On 9 December 2019, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) the EU’s securities regulator, published its second Annual Statistical Report analysing the European Union’s (EU) derivatives markets.  The Report, based on data submitted under the European Markets and Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), provides a comprehensive market-level view of the EU’s derivatives markets in 2018, which had a total size of €735tn gross notional amount outstanding, an increase of 11% on 2017.