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  • What’s behind the Decline in Tri-party Repo Trading Volumes?
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  • The tri-party repo market is a platform where security-rich borrowers are matched with cash-rich lenders. At its peak, around $2 trillion worth of securities changed hands daily in this market.Often referred to as the bloodline and plumbing of the financial system, the tri-party repo market motivated a number of policy interventions during the recent financial crisis after the potential for disruptions in the market threatened to interrupt funding flows. Here we look at what is happening currently in this important market.

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