Trading & Execution

Trader

Eurex records ADV of 7.5 million contracts in November

The international derivatives markets of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 7.4 million contracts in November 2013, compared with 7.5 million in November 2012. »


Cooperation

SGX and China Futures Association to collaborate

Singapore Exchange (SGX) and the China Futures Association (CFA) are cooperating in the development of derivatives markets in China and Singapore. »


Anthony Masso, CEO, Succession Systems

Don’t be killed by your brokers’ market access kill switches

By Anthony Masso, CEO, Succession Systems – The SEC Enforcement Order against Knight Capital calls for Brokers to institute fully automated ‘lock downs’, prohibiting orders from entering the market if risk thresholds are reached.  Called ‘kill switches’, are you aware of the conditions that could trigger a lock down and how it would affect your orders and position? »


Electronic trading floor

ICE Trade Vault Europe approved by ESMA as trade repository

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has approved ICE Trade Vault Europe as a trade repository for the reporting of swaps and futures trade data to meet requirements of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »


Hong Kong

Markit to deploy compliance solution for equity trading in Hong Kong

Financial information services company Markit has been selected by members of the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) to provide an online solution to facilitate compliance with Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission’s (SFC) new electronic trading rules. »


Traders

CME Group secures European TR approval

CME Group has received approval from the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) as a trade repository (TR) under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »


Electronic trading floor

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs join EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps

BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman Sachs have become clearing members of EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). »


Volatility

CBOE launches Mid-Term Volatility Index

Chicago Board Options Exchange has created a new benchmark volatility index – the CBOE Mid-Term Volatility Index (VXMT). »


Trading screens

Traiana launches cross jurisdiction UTI management solution

Traiana, a provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, has launched a Unique Trade Identifier (UTI) management solution using the Harmony network. »


Aquis Exchange chief executive Alasdair Haynes

Aquis Exchange completes first day of live operations

Aquis Exchange, the pan-European equities trading exchange, has completed its first day of live operations, executing trades in all three of the markets available at launch. »


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