Daily high value interbank payments are estimated at $10 trillion.  Payments netting could reduce this amount significantly.

  • Intraday capital markets activity – and associated regulatory and risk requirements – require banks to hold significant cash balances
  • Cost of intraday liquidity significant and increasingly transparent at product and asset class level (BCBS 248)
  • Earnings opportunity cost of cash needed to support interbank payments flow

  • By reducing intraday cash and liquidity buffers, bilateral intraday netting could release (estimated) $1 trillion of this value
  • Analysis of bank payments data (simulated netting scenarios) suggests netting could achieve 90% payments compression and c.$50-$100m P&L benefit per $100 billion netted

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