The UK Foreign Exchange and Over-the-Counter Derivatives Markets in April 2001

In April this year, central banks and monetary authorities in 48 countries, including the UK, conducted the latest three-yearly survey of turnover in the markets for foreign exchange (spot, forwards and foreign exchange swaps) and over-the-counter (OTC) currency and interest rate derivatives.
Published on 09 October 2001

They are co-ordinated on a global basis by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS), with the aim of obtaining comprehensive and internationally consistent information on the size and structure of the corresponding global markets. The Bank of England conducted the UK survey, which covers the business of institutions operating within the UK in these markets.

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