James Arnett, Dave Grace and Mark Profeti | Published: 16 September 2019
In December 2018, the European Central Bank (ECB) published the ECB T2S Special Series One Year of Full Operation report outlining settlement performance of its T2S securities settlement platform so far1. There is no doubt that harmonising settlement across multiple markets has led to greater settlement efficiency across all participating Eurozone markets (consistently achieving circa 97 percent settlement rate for each month of the first full year).
In the third article of our series on Post Trade blogs we explore if T2S is delivering on the European Commission’s goal in removing the barriers to growth in capital markets by increasing efficiency and reducing costs.
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