Trading & Execution

Nicolas Breteau, chief executive at Newedge

Newedge UK Financial joins EurexOTC Clear

Newedge UK Financial has joined EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS), bringing the total membership to 17 firms. »


Fiona Le Poidevin, chief executive of Guernsey Finance

Guernsey Finance welcomes CISX decision to consider new listing applications

Guernsey Finance has welcomed an announcement from the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) that it is once again open to considering new listing applications. »


CME Group

Is there a better way to trade Swap Spreads?

More and more traders are discovering the capital savings they can receive by trading Swap Spreads using a CME-cleared Interest Rate Swap and CME Treasury Futures – a popular example of this is the "Invoice Swap" or "Invoice Spread". »


William Hodash, DTCC managing director and chairman of the CICI Utility

ROC endorses CICI utility developed by DTCC and Swift as a globally accepted pre-LOU

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) CICI Utility, the interim global legal entity identifier (LEI) solution developed in collaboration with SWIFT, has been endorsed by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) as a pre-Local Operating Unit (LOU). »


Electronic trading floor

CBOE’s VIX options set new single-day volume record

Chicago Board Options Exchange’s (CBOE) Volatility Index (VIX index) has set an all-time, single-day volume record, with options volume totalling an estimated 1,782,329 contracts. »


Aquis Exchange chief executive Alasdair Haynes

Aquis Exchange names CCP partners

Aquis Exchange, the proposed pan-European equities trading exchange, has entered into agreements with EMCF, LCH.Clearnet and SIX x-clear for them to provide it with central counterparty (CCP) services. »


Cooperation

Altegris Clearing Solutions adds BofAML to roster of clearing relationships

Altegris Clearing Solutions has added BofA Merrill Lynch's futures and options and OTC clearing unit to the roster of futures clearing firms with which it maintains introducing relationships.  »


Traders

Melanion Capital welcomes record growth in dividend futures trading

Melanion Capital, the first alternative manager to specialise in investment in dividend futures, has welcomed the announcement from Eurex of record volumes in the exchange’s dividend-based derivatives segment.  »


Traders

CBOE’s SPXpm options set new daily volume record

Trading volume in CBOE’s SPXpm – S&P 500 Index options that are PM-settled – established an all-time daily volume record this week as 54,611 contracts changed hands. »


Jigsaw pieces

SunGard Global Network to connect with DelphX

SunGard is to provide Financial Information eXchange (FIX) connectivity through its SunGard Global Network (SGN) to DelphX to create CentralX, a neutral, centrally-cleared global facility. »


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