Swap Execution Facility

A Next-Generation Swap Execution Facility

Cboe SEF (Swap Execution Facility) brings Cboe’s track record of innovation to the Non-Deliverable Forwards (NDFs) market. With the launch of Cboe SEF, market participants can trade NDFs on emerging market currencies for the first time on Cboe’s awardwinning technology. Cboe SEF delivers a next-generation market model that incorporates:

  • Fully anonymous CLOB with firm all-to-all trading available to all Participants
  • Configurable firm and non-firm streaming quotes for tailored liquidity needs
  • Curated liquidity pools to meet Participants’ execution criteria
  • Diverse network of Participants resting passive liquidity
  • Wide distribution network for Market Makers
  • Pre-trade Net Open Position (NOP) credit checks and real-time risk management
  • EMTA-standard contracts

Currently Available Contracts

Currency Pairs Min. Price Increments Fixing Reference Min. Order Size
USDBRL 0.0001 BRL PTAX (BRL09) $100,000 Notional
USDCNY 0.0001 CNY SAEC (CNY01) $100,000 Notional
USDIDR 1.0 IDR JISDOR (IDR04) $100,000 Notional
USDINR 0.001 INR RBIB (INR01) $100,000 Notional
USDKRW 0.1 KRW KFTC18 (KRW02) $100,000 Notional
USDTWD 0.001 TWD TAIFX1 (TWD03) $100,000 Notional

*Available tenors for each currency pair can be found here

Get Connected

Become a Participant on Cboe SEF as a:

  • Principal Trading Firm – for executing dealers with an ability to settle trades
  • Trading Firm – for proprietary trading firms that utilize a prime broker for credit
  • Prime Broker – for Prime Brokers that extend credit to their clients

Physical connectivity to the Cboe Spot Market at NY5 and LD4 can be leveraged to seamlessly access Cboe SEF.

To learn more, please visit our Rulebook or contact [email protected]