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The Boston Company selects Portware for multi-asset global trading

The Boston Company selects Portware for multi-asset global trading

Thu, 01/10/2015 - 10:40

The Boston Company Asset Management LLC. (TBC), a subsidiary of Bank of New York Mellon Investment Management, has selected Portware Enterprise to support its global equities and FX trading. »

Digital Realty to enable emerging markets hubs across Europe, US and Asia with GMEX tech

Digital Realty to enable emerging markets hubs across Europe, US and Asia with GMEX tech

Tue, 22/09/2015 - 16:16

Digital Realty Trust and GMEX Technologies are to establish multiple global hubs for new product exchanges and trading venues in Digital Realty’s facilities. The first hub will be located in London at Digital Realty’s Chessington data centre.
 
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Central Asian Stock Exchange to launch in partnership with GMEX

Central Asian Stock Exchange to launch in partnership with GMEX

Wed, 16/09/2015 - 14:19

GMEX Group has partnered with the Central Asian Stock Exchange (CASE) based in the Republic of Tajikistan through its GMEX Technologies (GMEX Tech) subsidiary. »

LME Clear gets Bank of England approval to accept warrants as collateral

LME Clear gets Bank of England approval to accept warrants as collateral

Fri, 11/09/2015 - 13:24

LME Clear, the clearing house for the London Metal Exchange (LME) market, has received approval from the Bank of England to accept LME metals warrants as collateral, making it the first clearing house ever to be able to offer this facility. »

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

AlternativeSoft releases v3.5 of buy-side fund analysis software

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:36

AlternativeSoft, a provider of buy-side analytics for manager research and portfolio construction in the alternatives and long only markets has announced AlternativeSoft v3.5. »

First regulated Yen-swap trade executed on Tradeweb ETP

First regulated Yen-swap trade executed on Tradeweb ETP

Wed, 02/09/2015 - 07:34

Tradeweb Markets’ new regulated marketplace for trading interest rate swaps in Japan has seen its first trade under Japan’s new mandatory trading rules.  »

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

Johannesburg Stock Exchange launches JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures

Tue, 01/09/2015 - 07:38

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has officially launched JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures, which will be based on the Johannesburg Interbank Agreed Rate (JIBAR) and denominated in South African Rand (ZAR). »

CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to ICE Futures Canada and Montréal Exchange

CFTC Issues Orders of Foreign Board of Trade Registration to ICE Futures Canada and Montréal Exchange

Thu, 27/08/2015 - 15:27

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued Orders of Registration to ICE Futures Canada (ICEFC), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and Montréal Exchange (MX), a Foreign Board of Trade located in Montréal, Québec, Canada.  »

TradeSharp Integrates with Tradier to provide traders with brokerage services and enhanced trading strategies

TradeSharp Integrates with Tradier to provide traders with brokerage services and enhanced trading strategies

Tue, 25/08/2015 - 14:06

TradeSharp has integrated with the Tradier API to enable individual traders using its Algorithmic Trading Platform to benefit from Tradier’s brokerage services, scalability and competitive pricing.  »

RJ O'Brien live on LME

RJ O'Brien live on LME

Thu, 20/08/2015 - 07:37

Chicago-based futures brokerage and clearing firm RJ O'Brien & Associates’ (RJO) London affiliate RJ O'Brien Limited is now live on the London Metal Exchange (LME) following its July 23 approval as a Category 2 clearing member. »

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

CFTC issues Order of Exemption from Registration as a Derivatives Clearing Organisation to ASX

Wed, 19/08/2015 - 15:13

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (Commission) has issued an order of exemption from registration as a derivatives clearing organisation (DCO) to ASX Clear (Futures) Pty Limited (ASX).  »

TNS opens up Japanese market to global trading

TNS opens up Japanese market to global trading

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 14:01

Transaction Network Services (TNS) has established a new connection into the co-location service of JPX, Japan’s main bourse. »

Aquis Exchange to add Spanish blue-chips

Aquis Exchange to add Spanish blue-chips

Tue, 18/08/2015 - 13:57

Aquis Exchange, the subscription-based European equities exchange, is to begin trading Spanish blue-chip stocks.  »

CFTC issues extension to time-limited no-action letter on applicability of transaction-level requirements in cross-border situations

CFTC issues extension to time-limited no-action letter on applicability of transaction-level requirements in cross-border situations

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:34

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a time-limited no-action letter that extends relief to swap dealers (SDs) registered with the Commission that are established under the laws of jurisdictions other than the United States (Non-US SDs) from certain transaction-level requirements under the Commodity Exchange Act. »

CBOE and C2 to List Shake Shack options

CBOE and C2 to List Shake Shack options

Fri, 14/08/2015 - 14:32

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) will list options on Shake Shack, Inc (ticker symbol: SHAK) beginning Friday, 14 August, 2015. »

First GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Futures trades completed

First GMEX IRS Constant Maturity Futures trades completed

Wed, 12/08/2015 - 14:20

The first trades in GMEX’s Euro-denominated IRS Constant Maturity Future (IRS CMF) have been successfully executed, cleared and settled. »

CBOE and C2 futures contracts trading volume up 7 per cent in July

CBOE and C2 futures contracts trading volume up 7 per cent in July

Wed, 05/08/2015 - 13:39

Trading volume in July for options contracts on Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE) was 106.5 million contracts, an increase of 7 per cent from June 2015 and a decrease of 2 per cent from July 2014.     »

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Shake Shack, Inc.

CBOE and C2 to List Options on Shake Shack, Inc.

Tue, 28/07/2015 - 13:29

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and C2 Options Exchange (C2) will list options on Shake Shack, Inc. (ticker symbol: SHAK) beginning Tuesday, 28 July, 2015.  »

Bright Smart joins SGX as Derivatives Trading Member

Bright Smart joins SGX as Derivatives Trading Member

Tue, 21/07/2015 - 12:57

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is pleased to welcome Hong Kong-based Bright Smart Futures and Commodities Company Limited (Bright Smart) to its derivatives market as a trading member.  »

Jean-Francois Conil-Lacoste

EPEX SPOT and ECC successfully reduce lead time on all intraday markets

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:41

The European Power Exchange EPEX SPOT, together with its clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC), have successfully reduced the lead time on all intraday markets. Trading now continues until 30 minutes before delivery in Germany, France and Austria.  »

Madnus Haglind

Nasdaq Futures announces 16 new members

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:31

Nasdaq Futures, Inc (NFX), the exchange group's US-based energy futures market, has approved 16 Futures Commission Merchants (FCMs) as new members. »

Chris Sturgess

Positive start for Euronext Milling Wheat Futures on JSE

Fri, 17/07/2015 - 07:29

The Euronext Milling Wheat futures contract listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is showing encouraging levels of market interest, following its official start of trade on 8 July. To date, the JSE has traded just over 10 000 tons of wheat.  »

Dennis Dijkstra

Euronext Amsterdam welcomes Flow Traders

Mon, 13/07/2015 - 07:24

Flow Traders, a global technology-enabled liquidity provider that specialises in exchange traded products (ETPs), has listed on Euronext Amsterdam. »

Hirander Misra, GMEX

GMEX interest rate swap futures launch for trading in August at Eurex

Tue, 07/07/2015 - 13:41

As of 7 August 2015, GMEX will provide a Euro-denominated IRS Constant Maturity Future (CMF) for trading and clearing on Eurex. Both parties agreed on this cooperation at the end of 2014.  »

Daryl Hooker, ICAP

Absorbing currency market liquidity shocks

Tue, 23/06/2015 - 11:37

How ICAP’s EBS BrokerTec’s central limit order book for spot FX managed the SNB’s CHF de-peg… »

Paul Stephens, CBOE

CBOE extends VIX and SPX options trading hours as global growth in VIX continues to build

Mon, 15/06/2015 - 12:09

We live in an age of 24-hour news coverage. Indeed, the information at our disposal is greater than at any point in human history. As such, hedge funds and other money managers need to trade the markets as and when news events occur. Such is the interconnected nature of global markets that an event taking place say, in Japan, will likely impact the US.  »

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Stellar Trading Systems to connect to Nasdaq futures

Wed, 10/06/2015 - 17:00

Stellar Trading Systems is to introduce connectivity to Nasdaq Futures, Inc. (NFX), following the official launch of the NFX platform in mid-2015.  »

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BCS Financial Group expands in Europe with Eurex membership

Tue, 09/06/2015 - 06:00

BCS Prime Brokerage Ltd has been granted membership on Eurex, Europe’s largest derivatives exchange and the second largest globally. »

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Euronext trading volumes up in May

Wed, 03/06/2015 - 20:00

The May 2015 average daily transaction value on the Euronext cash order book stood at EUR8,019 million (+30% compared with May 2014).  »

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FTSE starts transition to include China A Shares in global benchmarks

Tue, 26/05/2015 - 15:00

Following further increases in R/QFII allocations and improvements in the R/QFII application process, FTSE has begun its transition to include China A Shares in its widely followed global benchmarks with the launch of two transitional indexes for Emerging Markets. »

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