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Eurex Group reports ADV of 10.8 million contracts in June

Wed, 03/07/2013 - 06:01

The international derivatives exchanges of Eurex Group achieved an average daily volume of 10.8 million contracts in June (June 2012: 11.0 million). »

Australia

LCH.Clearnet to extend interest rate swap clearing service to Australian banks

Tue, 02/07/2013 - 16:19

The Australian government has granted LCH.Clearnet an extension to its existing clearing and settlement facility licence enabling it to offer its SwapClear OTC interest rate swap clearing service directly to Australian banks. »

Rosette

Abel/Noser Solutions ranks world’s best brokerage firms

Tue, 02/07/2013 - 14:06

Abel/Noser Solutions (ANS) has released its annual Global Broker Performance Study, which ranks global brokerage firms on their ability to demonstrate best execution for clients and includes a breakdown of the top brokers in the North American, European and Asian Pacific regions. »

Clouds

Deutsche Börse launches marketplace for trading outsourced storage and computing capacity

Tue, 02/07/2013 - 11:27

Deutsche Börse is to launch a trading venue for outsourced storage and computing capacity – so called “cloud computing” resources – in early 2014. »

Electronic trading floor

Tradeweb volume grows in European fixed income markets

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 14:15

Tradeweb Markets, a provider of fixed income marketplaces, has seen a 34 per cent year-on-year increase in trade volume for European government bonds in the first half of 2013, and 31 per cent growth for European cash credit volume during the same period.   »

Scott Cutler, excecutive vice president and head of global listings at NYSE Euronext

NYSE Euronext is leader in global capital raising during first half 2013

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 10:08

During the first half of 2013, NYSE Euronext markets in the US and Europe raised USD28.5bn in total global proceeds in 72 initial public offerings (IPOs) and exceeded the combined proceeds raised on the next four world markets.  »

Stefan Lepp, head of global securities financing at Clearstream

Clearstream’s master agreement enables repo with multiple counterparties via just one contract

Mon, 01/07/2013 - 06:02

A new legal master agreement for triparty repo transactions has been developed by Clearstream to enable market participants to sign just one contract for multiple counterparties and speed up counterparty “marriage broking”. »

Liquidity

MarketAxess launches credit market Bid-Ask spread index

Fri, 28/06/2013 - 06:01

MarketAxess has launched an index to inform market participants of trends in liquidity and transaction costs in the credit markets. »

Trading screens

Quincy Data adds Nasdaq ETFs and extends latency advantage on Carteret-Aurora route

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 14:02

Quincy Data has added highly liquid exchange-traded funds to its Quincy Extreme Data (QED) service. »

Trading screens

Twelve FCMs now live on Traiana’s Harmony Network for Exchange Traded Derivatives

Wed, 26/06/2013 - 10:01

The total number of futures commission merchants (FCMs) on Traiana’s Harmony Network for Exchange Traded Derivatives (ETDs) has now reached 12. »

Rob Lane, European business manager, trading solutions at Interactive Data

Bank Degroof goes live with Interactive Data’s Consolidated Feed via ULLINK trading platform

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 10:04

Bank Degroof is the latest client to go live using Interactive Data’s Consolidated Feed via ULLINK’s trading platform. »

Currency cogs

Traiana to expand direct connectivity for foreign exchange NDF clearing

Fri, 21/06/2013 - 06:01

Traiana, a provider of post-trade solutions, is to launch direct connectivity between Traiana’s Harmony CCP Connect and LCH.Clearnet’s foreign exchange clearing service, ForexClear, for non-deliverable forwards (NDFs) clearing.  »

Thomas Book, chief executive of Eurex Clearing

Eurex Clearing’s Lending CCP to extend covered markets and service scope

Wed, 19/06/2013 - 12:00

Eurex Clearing has extended the product and service scope of its Lending CCP, Europe’s first central counterparty (CCP) service for the bilateral securities lending market. »

Peter Reitz, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex Exchange lists MSCI emerging markets index derivatives

Tue, 18/06/2013 - 11:43

The international derivatives market Eurex Exchange will introduce the second tranche of derivatives on global MSCI indices on 1 July.  »

Trader at screen

Traiana expands Harmony ClientLink into cash equities and fixed income

Fri, 14/06/2013 - 06:00

Traiana, a provider of post-trade and risk solutions, has expanded Harmony ClientLink’s cross-asset capability to the equities and fixed income markets with a number of brokers. »

Trading screens

Accelize and Enyx launch FPGA-accelerated platform for ultra-low latency trading

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:13

Accelize and Enyx have launched a fully integrated, FPGA contained trading platform aimed at financial firms looking for high performance trading solutions. »

Completed stamp

Eurex Exchange completes migration to new trading architecture

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:08

Eurex Exchange is now operating entirely on Deutsche Börse Group’s global trading architecture. »

Liquidity

Abel/Noser relaunches monthly liquidity analysis

Thu, 13/06/2013 - 10:04

Abel/Noser has re-launched its monthly liquidity analysis that provides investors with trading information. »

Electronic trading floor

Major clearing brokers support Clearing Connectivity Standard

Tue, 11/06/2013 - 09:59

Four of the largest over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives clearing brokers have confirmed their support for the Clearing Connectivity Standard (CCS) initiative to standardise reporting for cleared OTC derivatives. »

Alasdair Haynes, chief executive, Aquis Exchange

Aquis Exchange selects Equinix London data centre

Fri, 07/06/2013 - 06:34

Aquis Exchange, the proposed pan European stock exchange, plans to establish its primary data centre at the Equinix LD4 International Business Exchange (IBX) data centre inside the Equinix London Slough campus. »

Charlotte Crosswell, chief executive of NLX

Nasdaq OMX NLX and SuperDerivatives to offer independent settlement pricing for interest rate derivatives

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 16:04

Nasdaq OMX NLX has partnered with SuperDerivatives to offer independent and transparent settlement pricing on its new London-based market for interest rate derivatives.  »

Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

New services launched to support trading in VSTOXX derivatives

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 14:10

Eurex Exchange is offering new research tools via its website enabling interested investors to obtain a comprehensive insight into the world of analysis, valuation and trading of volatility derivatives. »

Electronic trading floor

MarketAxess reports trading volume of USD65.2bn in May

Thu, 06/06/2013 - 06:03

MarketAxess has reported total monthly trading volume for May 2013 of USD62.5bn on its electronic trading platform. »

Survey

Capital markets unprepared for OTC derivatives central clearing, says SimCorp survey

Wed, 05/06/2013 - 12:09

Fifty three per cent of capital markets respondents are not ready to centrally clear interest rate and credit default swaps, according to a poll conducted by SimCorp. »

British pounds

ICAP launches i-Swap in Sterling

Mon, 03/06/2013 - 16:00

ICAP, a markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation and information services, has begun trading in Sterling (GBP) on i-Swap, its electronic interest rate derivative platform. »

Euros

European certificates market on the rise, says EUSIPA

Fri, 31/05/2013 - 14:18

The turnover of investment certificates and leverage products traded on European exchanges rose significantly in the first quarter of 2013. »

Nicolas Breteau, chief executive of Newedge

Newedge to clear interest rate swaps with LCH.Clearnet

Wed, 29/05/2013 - 12:00

Newedge UK and Newedge USA have both joined LCH.Clearnet’s SwapClear, the global clearing service for interest rate swaps.  »

Trader at screen

OTC Markets Group and Exchange Data International launch OTC Corporate Actions Data Service

Tue, 28/05/2013 - 10:57

OTC Markets Group, an operator of financial marketplaces for 10,000 US and global securities, and Exchange Data International (EDI), a provider of back- and front-office financial and securities data, have created the OTC Corporate Actions Data Service which will provide corporate action data for companies trading on the OTCQX, OTCQB and OTC Pink marketplaces. »

Michael Peters, member of the Eurex executive board

Eurex to roll-out its Euribor Futures initiative

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 12:03

The international derivatives marketplace Eurex Exchange is to start a new initiative to increase the attractiveness of its short-term interest rate derivatives segment by offering new trading and market making incentives for its Three-Month Euribor Futures. »

Volatility

CBOE begins disseminating volatility index on CME's 10-year US Treasury Note options contract

Mon, 27/05/2013 - 10:06

Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CME Group have begun disseminating values for a new volatility benchmark index using futures options data on CME Group's 10-year US Treasury note contract. »

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