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Markit launches electronic service for FX options

Thu, 03/07/2014 - 06:00

Markit has launched a new service for electronic trade confirmation and exercise management for the FX options market, while will be deployed by MarkitSERV, its trade processing service for the OTC derivatives industry. »

Traders

Average daily volume of 8.0 million contracts at Eurex Group in June

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 12:07

The international derivatives exchanges of Eurex Group recorded an average daily volume of 8.0 million contracts in June, down from 10.1 million in June 2013. »

Electronic trading floor

Intercontinental Exchange completes Liffe US transition to ICE

Wed, 02/07/2014 - 11:09

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has completed the transition of Liffe US futures and options contracts to the ICE futures exchanges, trading platform and clearing infrastructure. »

Trader at screen

Thomson Reuters and ICAP expand 19901 service for swap rates

Tue, 01/07/2014 - 06:01

Thomson Reuters and ICAP Information Services (IIS) have renewed a distribution agreement which adds new electronic data sources to the 19901 service – a reference source for USD interest rate swaps and US Treasuries. »

Commodities

CFTC extends comment period for position limits for physical commodity derivatives and aggregation

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 14:33

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has submitted for publication in the Federal Register a 30-day extension of the comment period for two rulemakings. »

Electronic trading floor

Omgeo Protocol links to DTCC Global Trade Repository

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 13:03

Omgeo ProtoColl, Omgeo’s automated collateral and margin management solution, is offering a standard interface to The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) Global Trade Repository (GTR).  »

Data

Quincy Data expands Extreme Data service

Mon, 30/06/2014 - 12:02

Quincy Data has expanded the Quincy Extreme Data service, adding select equity and energy futures sourced at 350 E Cermak and select cash treasuries sourced in Carteret and distributed at the lowest known latencies. »

Electronic trading floor

SGSS launches multi-counterparty and multi-asset class trade repository reporting service

Fri, 27/06/2014 - 10:05

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has launched a trade repository reporting offer for OTC derivatives, servicing multi-counterparties and multi-asset classes, under the European Markets Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

Japan flag

First fully electronic JSCC-cleared swap trade is executed on Tradeweb

Wed, 25/06/2014 - 16:01

The first electronically-traded and JSCC-cleared yen swap transaction by a Japanese bank has been executed by Tradeweb. »

Electronic trading floor

ULLINK to acquire NYFIX and Metabit from Intercontinental Exchange

Tue, 24/06/2014 - 11:22

ULLINK, a provider of electronic trading solutions and connectivity to the financial community, is to acquire NYFIX and Metabit from NYSE Technologies, part of Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). »

Electronic trading floor

TOM Smart Execution connects to BATS Chi-X Europe

Wed, 18/06/2014 - 14:14

TOM Smart Execution is now connected to BATS Chi-X Europe, adding another trading venue to the Smart Order Router (SOR). »

Trading screens

Velocimetrics adds real-time latency monitoring to Options’ ultra low latency platform

Mon, 16/06/2014 - 10:08

The Velocimetrics solution has been integrated with private financial cloud provider Options’ ultra low latency product offering, Velocity. »

Trader

Liffe sets daily volume record in MSCI World Euro Index Futures

Fri, 13/06/2014 - 11:56

Liffe reached a daily volume record of 205,570 contracts in MSCI World Net Total Return (NTR) Euro Index futures on 11 June 2014. »

Trader at screen

Markit integrates realtime trade data into derivatives valuation service

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 14:05

Customers of Markit’s Portfolio Valuations service can now elect to have their portfolios updated automatically using a realtime trade feed from MarkitSERV. »

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European structured products market trading up by 25 per cent in Q1 2014, says EUSIPA

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 10:07

Trading in investment certificates and leverage products on the European financial markets continued to rise appreciably in the first three months of 2014. »

Trader at screen

DET Technologies leverages Rapid Addition’s RA-Cheetah FIX engine in new partnership

Thu, 12/06/2014 - 06:10

Rapid Addition’s RA-Cheetah FIX engine is to support DET Technologies’ flagship DET Hub. »

Electronic trading floor

Majority of SEFs adopt FIX Protocol

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 15:10

The majority of swap execution facilities (SEFs), including BGC Derivative Markets, Bloomberg, trueEX, GFI Group, ICE Swap Trade, MarketAxess, Tradeweb, Tradition Trad-X and Tullett Prebon, have now adopted the FIX Protocol. »

Trading screens

Eurex Clearing launches cross-margining functionality

Wed, 11/06/2014 - 14:09

Eurex Clearing, the clearing house of Deutsche Börse Group, has introduced the second release of the new risk system Eurex Clearing Prisma. »

Commodities

Eurex Group concentrates commodity trading on one platform

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 16:00

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) and Eurex Exchange have jointly decided to concentrate trading in agricultural derivatives within EEX, in which Eurex holds a majority interest of 62.57 per cent. »

Trader

Trad-X volumes hit record highs as platform introduces CCP position switch service

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 12:05

Interest rate swaps platform Trad-X has hit record trading volumes for US dollar interest rate swaps. »

Clock

CBOE Futures Exchange set for 24-hour VIX futures trading

Tue, 10/06/2014 - 10:28

CBOE Futures Exchange is to extend trading hours for CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) futures to nearly 24 hours a day, five days a week, starting 22 June. »

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SEC charges Liquidnet over failures to safeguard confidential trading information

Mon, 09/06/2014 - 10:01

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged dark pool alternative trading system operator Liquidnet with improperly using subscribers’ confidential trading information in marketing its services. »

Euros

Turnover at Deutsche Börse’s cash markets at EUR96.1 billion in May

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 13:04

Order book turnover on Xetra, the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and Tradegate stood at EUR96.1 billion in May 2014, down from EUR109.2 billion in May 2013. »

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CBOE Futures Exchange VIX futures trading volumes down in May

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 12:00

May 2014 average daily volume (ADV) and total monthly volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) and total exchange-wide at CFE have fallen since May last year. »

Trading screens

ICE Clear Europe secures CFTC order permitting portfolio margining of futures and foreign futures contracts

Tue, 03/06/2014 - 06:03

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission has issued an order granting a request from ICE Clear Europe regarding portfolio margining of futures and foreign futures contracts. »

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First Derivatives extends Delta Flow to include integrated FX trade surveillance capabilities

Mon, 02/06/2014 - 06:00

First Derivatives, a provider of software and consulting services to the capital markets industry, has launched an integrated trade execution, risk management and surveillance solution for FX markets. »

Trader at screen

Traiana launches enhanced version of CreditLink for buy-side firms trading on SEFs

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 16:01

Traiana, a provider of pre-trade risk and post-trade processing solutions, has launched an enhanced version of CreditLink with new functionality designed for buy-side market participants trading on swap execution facilities (SEFs). »

Edward T Tilly

CBOE to launch SPX end-of-month options in July

Fri, 30/05/2014 - 09:32

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) plans to introduce PM-settled, end-of-month options series (EOM) – with expiration dates falling on the last business day of the month – for its S&P 500 Index (SPX) options. »

Euros

Eurex expands its interest rate derivatives segment

Thu, 29/05/2014 - 06:00

The international derivatives market Eurex Exchange is expanding its interest rate derivatives segment with the addition of physically deliverable Euro-Swap Futures, available from 1 September. »

Trading screens

Enyx partners with Options to provide FPGA-based market data distribution from key centres

Wed, 28/05/2014 - 16:01

Customers of Enyx will now be able to access nxFeed, the firm’s ultra-low latency FPGA-based market data distribution system, through Options’ Velocity market connectivity and application hosting service. »

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