Advocacy & Resources

IBOR Global Benchmark Survey Transition Roadmap

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association, Inc. (ISDA), the Association of Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), International Capital Market Association (ICMA), as well as the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and its asset management group (SIFMA AMG) (the “Trade Associations”), have joined together to publish this Roadmap in…

US Quarterly Highlights, First Quarter 2018

A quarterly snapshot containing statistics and graphs on the U.S. capital markets, including issuance, trading volume and outstanding data broken down by asset class. Summary Long-term securities issuance totaled $1.75 trillion in 1Q'18, an 8.7 percent decline from $1.92 trillion in 4Q'17 and a 14.6 percent decline year-over-year. Treasury, corporate,…

SIFMA Releases Data Aggregation Principles to Help Consumers Better Protect Their Data

  Washington, D.C., April 12, 2018 – SIFMA today released its Data Aggregation Principles (Principles), a proactive industry-wide initiative designed to help ensure customers’ information is safe when they give third parties access to their data.  The Principles provide a path to a more secure chain that will help to better…

Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. View SIFMA’s policy (pdf) on unscheduled changes in trading hours.