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Interest Rate SwapClearing Products

List of Clearing Products

IRS transactions cleared by JSCC

No

Types of Products

IRS Fix-Float

1

JPY-LIBOR-BBA ("JPY LIBOR") (1M,3M,6M)

2

JPY-TIBOR-ZTIBOR ("Z TIBOR") (1M,3M,6M)

3

JPY-TIBOR-17097 ("D TIBOR") (1M,3M,6M)

4

JPY-TONA-OIS-COMPOUND

Basis Swap-Tenor Swap(JPY)

5

JPY LIBOR (1M,3M,6M)

6

Z TIBOR (1M,3M,6M)

7

D TIBOR (1M,3M,6M)

Basis Swap-Curve Swap

8

JPY LIBOR vs OIS

9

JPY LIBOR vs Z TIBOR

10

JPY LIBOR vs D TIBOR

11

Z TIBOR vs D TIBOR

To be eligible for Clearing, Interest Rate Swap (IRS) transactions must meet all of the following requirements prescribed by JSCC:

1.Definitions
An IRS transaction which is executed in accordance with ISDA Definitions (2000 Definitions or 2006 Definitions; herein after referred to as “ISDA Definitions”)
2.Requirements of Counter Party to the Transaction
An IRS transaction which is conducted between IRS Clearing Participants of JSCC (including Clearing Brokerage) and they agree to use JSCC services.
3.Types of Swaps
a.An IRS transaction with an exchange of a fixed rate and a floating rate

b.An IRS transaction with an exchange of a floating rate and another floating rate
4.Types of Floating Rates
a.JPY-LIBOR (published by ICE Benchmark Administration Limited)

b.ZTIBOR (JPY-TIBOR published by Japanese Bankers Association)

c.DTIBOR (JPY-TIBOR published by Japanese Bankers Association)

d.OIS (the weighted average of the unsecured overnight call rate published by the Bank of Japan)
5.Floating Period
a.For JPY-LIBOR, ZTIBOR and DTIBOR Swaps, periods for floating rate shall be 1month, 3 months or 6 months.

b.For OIS Swaps, the period for floating rate shall be 1 day.
6.Stub
Either a front stub, a back stub and front and back stubs are available.
7.Currencies
For JPY-LIBOR, ZTIBOR, DTIBOR and OIS Swaps, the currency of IRS transactions shall be Japanese yen
8.Minimum Contract Residual Term
Minimum Contract Residual Term (t the number of days from the start date of the contract through the end date) shall be 28 days or more; provided, however, that in the case of OIS swaps, it shall be 7 days or more
9.Remaining Period to Termination Date
a.For JPY-LIBOR Swaps, the remaining term of the contract (the number of days from the request date for clearing through the termination date; hereinafter the same applies) shall be not less than 3 days and not more than14,623 days.

b.For ZTIBOR Swaps, the remaining period shall be not less than 3 days and not more than 10,971 days.

c.For DTIBOR Swaps, the remaining period shall be not less than 3 days and not more than 7,318 days.

d.For OIS Swaps, the remaining period shall be not less than 3 days and not more than 14,623 days.
10.Notional Amount
The Notional Amount of the IRS transaction is constant throughout the Term, or has feature of periodic step-down or step-up, where in the method of such periodic step-down or step-up is agreed at the execution of the IRS Transaction and will not be changed during the term of such IRS transaction. In addition, for JPY-LIBOR, ZTIBOR, DTIBOR and OIS Swaps, the Notional Amount shall be more than JPY1 and less than JPY4 Trillion.
11.Day Count Fraction
For JPY-LIBOR and ZTIBOR Swaps, Day Count shall be on ACT/360 stipulated by ISDA Definitions. For DTIBOR and OIS Swaps, Day Count is on Actual/365 (Fixed) stipulated by ISDA Definitions, and for fixed rate, that is on a method stipulated by ISDA Definitions.
12.Business Day Convention
Business Day Convention shall be Following Day Convention, Modified Following, or Preceding Business Day Convention stipulated by ISDA Definitions.
13.Financial Center for Interest Payment
For JPY-LIBOR, ZTIBOR, DTIBOR and OIS Swaps, transactions must have the principal payment financial center Tokyo . In addition, London, New York, Target or Sydney (including transactions with multiple Financial Centers) can be added as Financial Center.
14.Financial Center for Rate Fixing
IRS transactions must have the principal fixing financial centers according to the classification listed below. In addition to each principal center below, Tokyo, London, New York, Target or Sydney (including transactions with multiple Financial Centers) can be added as Financial Center.

a.For ZTIBOR ,DTIBOR and OIS Swaps: Tokyo

b.For JPY-LIBOR Swaps: London
15.Other Conditions
See(https://www.jpx.co.jp/jscc/en/rule/cimhll00000001ow-att/03e_MattersPrescribedasRequirementsforEligibleIRSTransactions.pdf