POLL: what should replace Libor?

Author: IFLR Correspondent | Published: 10 Aug 2017
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The UK regulator’s decision to ease markets away from the London Interbank Offered Rate (Libor), which has enjoyed 33 years as one of the most important numbers in the world, was big news in July.

The disgraced benchmark barely needs an introduction, but for all the discussions of Libor itself, not many have turned to what might succeed it. Will it be a Libor-like system like the Sterling Overnight Index Average (Sonia) a new repo-based approach, or something else altogether?

IFLR is polling readers on just that. Vote now on the right-hand side of the homepage, and to elaborate on your response in an entirely off-the-record interview, email elizabeth.meager@legalmediagroup.com

What should replace Libor?

  • Sonia/similar iterations
  • Treasuries repo rate
  • An average established from a combination of different benchmarks
  • Other

Results of past polls:

Mixed results for EU’s SSM

Jumpstarting the US IPO market