Triennial Survey

Since 1989 and every three years thereafter, the BIS publishes its quite detailed Triennial Survey through its Markets Committee and the Committee on the Global Financial System—established in 1971—that focuses on daily turnover in U.S. dollar amounts and outstanding contracts in FX for the last three years.

Information is reported to the BIS by central banks—54 at the 2007 count up from 52 in 2004, 48 in 2001, 43 in 1998, and 26 in 1995 (BIS 2007 Triennial Survey). Surveys covered data on amounts outstanding of over-the-counter (OTC) FX interest rate, equity and commodity, and credit derivatives. FX, spot, outright forwards, foreign exchange swaps, and currency and interest-rate derivatives are surveyed. Interestingly, the 2007 ...

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