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NYSE Euronext global derivatives ADV totalled 7.5 million contracts in December

Thu, 10/01/2013 - 14:26

NYSE Euronext global derivatives average daily volume (ADV) in December 2012 totalled 7.5 million contracts, a decrease of 0.2 per cent compared to December 2011 and a decrease of 8.0 per cent from November 2012 levels. »

Traders

BNY Mellon launches central securities depository

Mon, 07/01/2013 - 14:11

BNY Mellon has received regulatory approval to launch a new Issuer Central Securities Depository (CSD) entity that will offer market participants enhanced interoperability and efficiency in the global post-trade arena. »

Christian Reuss, chief executive of Scoach

Scoach retains highest turnover in structured products of all European exchanges

Fri, 04/01/2013 - 16:15

Scoach achieved a trading volume of EUR42.6bn in Zurich and Frankfurt in 2012. »

Trading screens

DTCC SDR real-time reporting now live

Fri, 04/01/2013 - 16:03

All registered swap dealers active in credit and interest rate trading are now sending information to the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation’s (DTCC) swap data repository, DTCC Data Repository (DDR). »

Trading screens

Celoxica launches CME/ICE and Liffe/Eurex futures trading platforms

Fri, 04/01/2013 - 06:05

Celoxica, a provider of ultra low latency market data and order entry solutions for high frequency traders, has launched its next generation hardware-accelerated, futures trading platform for firms executing low latency trading strategies on futures exchanges. »

CBOE Futures Exchange

2012 trading volume reaches all-time high at CBOE Futures Exchange

Thu, 03/01/2013 - 14:13

Total exchange-wide trading activity and trading volume in futures on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) reached new all-time highs during 2012. »

Index

Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index up one per cent in December

Thu, 03/01/2013 - 12:07

The Eurekahedge Hedge Fund Index was up one per cent in December, bringing the yearly number to 5.63 per cent. »

Traders

Total trading volume at Eurex Group at 2.3 billion contracts in 2012

Thu, 03/01/2013 - 10:05

The international derivatives markets of Eurex Group ended 2012 with a turnover of approximately 2.3 billion contracts, compared with 2.8 billion in 2011. »

Trader

VIX index futures set new single-day volume record

Wed, 02/01/2013 - 12:08

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX index) futures set a new single-day volume record of 212,800 contracts (estimated) on 31 December 2012. »

Rates

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking joins EurexOTC Clear for interest rate swaps

Tue, 01/01/2013 - 17:07

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking has become a clearing member of EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). By joining this new CCP for OTC derivatives, Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking and its clients will thus be able to prepare for the start of the clearing obligation in Europe. »

Agreement

LCH.Clearnet and NYSE Euronext reach agreement on cash equity clearing

Thu, 27/12/2012 - 06:00

LCH.Clearnet SA, the Paris-based clearing house of LCH.Clearnet Group, and NYSE Euronext have reached an agreement on the main terms and conditions of a six year clearing contract with respect to NYSE Euronext’s continental cash equities markets. »

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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.64 per cent in November.

Mon, 24/12/2012 - 12:00

Hedge funds, as measured by the Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index, finished November up 0.64 per cent, with nine out of 10 strategies in positive territory. »

Traders

IntercontinentalExchange and NYSE Euronext enter clearing services agreement

Fri, 21/12/2012 - 11:42

ICE Clear Europe and Liffe Administration and Management have entered into a clearing services agreement by which ICE Clear Europe will provide clearing services to the London market of NYSE Liffe. »

Michael Spencer, group chief executive officer of ICAP

ICAP takes equity stake in iSwap

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 14:17

Interdealer broker and post trade risk services provider ICAP has taken an equity stake in iSwap, a trading platform for interest rate swaps. »

Bull

Institutional brokers modestly bullish in Q4 2012, says TIM Group

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 11:53

Institutional stock brokers continued to be modestly bullish throughout the fourth quarter of 2012, continuing the trend from the end the third quarter which bodes well for the first quarter of 2013, according to a survey by TIM Group. »

Trader at screen

Mixed results for Newedge hedge fund indices in November

Thu, 20/12/2012 - 10:22

November presented a mixed trading environment for the Newedge indices, with commodity strategies fairing poorly, extending a recent downturn in performance. »

Managed futures

Barclay CTA Index down 0.39 per cent in November

Wed, 19/12/2012 - 11:58

Managed futures lost 0.39 per cent in November, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge. »

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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index up 0.64 per cent in November

Tue, 18/12/2012 - 14:02

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index finished up 0.64 per cent for the month of November, with all but one of the ten sub-strategies finishing the month in positive territory. »

Electronic trading floor

Fidessa connects sell-side OMS to Squawker block trading negotiation venue

Mon, 17/12/2012 - 14:10

Fidessa group has completed the pan-European FIX integration from Fidessa’s OMS to Squawker, the block trading negotiation venue. »

Jigsaw pieces

Interactive Data expands network connectivity with new POP for LSE

Mon, 17/12/2012 - 12:02

Interactive Data, a provider of managed ultra-low latency infrastructure and market data feed services, has expanded the Interactive Data 7ticks network to include a new point-of-presence (POP) for the London Stock Exchange within the LSE’s co-location data centre. »

Trader at screen

Orc launches Orc Flow Control for control and monitoring of pre-trade risk

Fri, 14/12/2012 - 14:20

Orc, a provider of technology and services for the financial industry, has launched Orc Flow Control, a new solution for managing and monitoring pre-trade risk. »

Electronic trading floor

BrokerTec and MTS launch RepoFunds Rate daily repo index

Fri, 14/12/2012 - 06:13

BrokerTec, ICAP’s global electronic fixed income trading platform, and MTS, a fixed income electronic trading venue that is majority-owned by London Stock Exchange Group, have launched the RepoFunds Rate daily repo index for eurozone sovereign bonds. »

James Malgieri, executive vice-president, global collateral services at BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon to provide tri-party collateral management services for CME Clearing Europe

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 14:24

BNY Mellon has been appointed to provide tri-party collateral management services for CME Clearing Europe, the European multi asset class clearing house. »

Australia

Australian markets to benefit from competition in clearing

Thu, 13/12/2012 - 06:17

LCH.Clearnet Group will extend its clearing business for OTC interest rate instruments to Australian banks.  »

Computer screen

CAIS launches first online exchange for wealth management industry

Wed, 12/12/2012 - 10:17

CAIS, the financial-technology solutions provider, has launched the CAIS Exchange, the first online alternative investment marketplace designed for the wealth management industry. »

Market

DTCC plans to strengthen intraday settlement finality in US markets

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 14:06

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) is planning to strengthen intraday settlement finality in the US financial markets by proposing the implementation of major structural changes in the settlement of equities, corporate debt and municipal debt securities over the next five years. »

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Hedge funds post November gains as fiscal cliff looms

Tue, 11/12/2012 - 06:02

Hedge funds posted gains in November as equities traded in a wide intra-month range following the US Presidential election and as global financial markets focused on the US fiscal cliff. »

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Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index up 0.33 per cent in November

Fri, 07/12/2012 - 06:00

The Dow Jones Credit Suisse Core Hedge Fund Index closed up 0.33 per cent in November as six of the seven index component strategies reported positive results for the month. »

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Credit Suisse LAB index down 0.24 per cent in November

Wed, 05/12/2012 - 16:09

The Credit Suisse Liquid Alternative Beta Index was down 0.24 per cent in November, according to Jordan Drachman, head of alternative beta strategies at Credit Suisse. »

Gas

EEX natural gas market totalled 7,388,020 MWh in November

Wed, 05/12/2012 - 14:08

The total trading volume on the European Energy Exchange (EEX) natural gas market amounted to 7,388,020 MWh in November. »

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