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Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect creates new opportunities for Luxembourg funds

Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect creates new opportunities for Luxembourg funds

Thu, 22/12/2016 - 09:01

The Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect provides international investors with another direct link to access China’s domestic A-shares market and especially the stocks on the tech-heavy Shenzhen market. It also provides Luxembourg investment funds with access to a new asset class. »

Tom Casteleyn, BNY Mellon

BNY Mellon connects directly to Monte Titoli on T2S

Fri, 16/12/2016 - 12:38

BNY Mellon has migrated its clients’ assets to direct accounts with Monte Titoli, using its connection to TARGET2-Securities (T2S). »

Michael Redanz, EWE Trading

EEX Exchange Council reaffirms opposition to ACER decision

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 09:20

The EEX Exchange Council remains convinced that a split of the German-Austrian bidding zone, following recent announcements by the German Federal Network Agency and ACER, would be a step backwards for the market, as it would negatively affect liquidity in Europe’s power derivatives market. »

4th Story launches matching engine for liquidity-challenged markets

4th Story launches matching engine for liquidity-challenged markets

Mon, 12/12/2016 - 08:54

4th Story has completed the general release of its customisable matching engine, 4S. Arches. »

Gildas Le Treut, ABN AMRO

ABN AMRO Clearing puts finishing touches to Amsterdam Investor Forum 2017

Mon, 05/12/2016 - 10:28

The implications of Brexit will be just one of several key topics to be discussed at next year’s sixth edition of ABN AMRO Clearing’s annual Amsterdam Investor Forum, to be held on the 7 and 8 March, 2017.  »

PEGAS registers strong spot volumes in November

PEGAS registers strong spot volumes in November

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 12:30

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 144.6 TWh in November 2016 which represents an increase of 12 per cent compared to the previous year (129.3 TWh), supported by a strong spot market. »

Gottfried Steiner, Central European Gas Hub

Austrian CEGH Exchange products launch on PEGAS

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 10:27

Powernext and the Austrian Central European Gas Hub (CEGH) have migrated the CEGH Gas Exchange spot and futures contracts to the pan-European PEGAS platform operated under the Powernext rulebook. »

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

ICE Endex gas storage auction sees 4.5 million SBUs allocated

Thu, 01/12/2016 - 07:05

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), an operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, has announced the results of the ICE Endex gas storage auction held on 30 November 2016, on behalf of GasTerra. »

Gavin White, Invast Global

XTX Markets partners with Invast Global

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 13:44

Non-bank Prime Services brokerage Invast Global and non-bank market maker, XTX Markets, have announced a partnership whereby Invast Global clients will now be able to access XTX Markets’ liquidity via the Invast Global multi-asset prime services facility, PurePrime. »

Julie Winkler, CME

The Royal Mint and CME to build digital gold product on blockchain tech

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 09:45

The Royal Mint, a 1,000-year-old institution owned by HM Treasury, has teamed up with derivatives marketplace CME Group to launch a digitised gold offering called Royal Mint Gold (RMG), heralding a new way for traders and investors to trade, execute and settle gold. »

Carsten Kengeter, Deutsche Börse

Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Boerse launch blockchain prototype

Tue, 29/11/2016 - 08:42

The Deutsche Bundesbank and Deutsche Börse have jointly launched a functional prototype for the blockchain technology-based settlement of securities. »

Steffen Köhler, EEX

EEX registers first trade in EUA options

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 14:26

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has registered its first trade in EUA options. »

EEX publishes 2017 Auction Calendar for Emission Allowances

EEX publishes 2017 Auction Calendar for Emission Allowances

Mon, 28/11/2016 - 08:12

The European Energy Exchange (EEX) has published the calendar for the auctioning of EU emission allowances (EUA) for 2017 in coordination with the European Commission and the participating member states as well as with the competent German authorities. »

Egbert Laege, Powernext

PEGAS launches Danish ETF contracts

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 14:08

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, has launched new spot and futures contracts on the Danish ETF (Exchange Transfer Facility). »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

UniCredit Bank structured certificates return to Warsaw Stock exchange

Thu, 24/11/2016 - 10:45

After several years of absence, new structured certificates issued by UniCredit Bank have been reintroduced to trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange. »

Philip Brown, Clearstream Banking

Clearstream launches cross-border settlement solution

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 13:26

Clearstream has developed a solution that supports domestic settlement of DekaBank’s cleared trading activity on Euronext, tpREPO and BrokerTec across Belgium, France and the Netherlands. »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

GBP futures launched on GPW main market

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 08:40

The Warsaw Stock Exchange has launched GBP futures on the main market of the exchange (GPW). »

Egbert Laege, Powernext

PEGAS advises against further integration of gas market areas

Wed, 23/11/2016 - 08:31

The pan-European gas trading platform PEGAS, operated by Powernext, has published a new position paper regarding the potential merger of the NCG, Gaspool and TTF gas market areas in the near future. »

Marisol Collazo, DTCC

DTCC adds Canadian trade reporting capabilities

Mon, 21/11/2016 - 14:16

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has added trade repository services for Newfoundland and Labrador Global Trade Repository (GTR). »

David Brown, IPC

IPC expands financial markets network in Russia

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 13:36

IPC, a provider of communications and networking solutions for the financial markets community, has enhanced its network capabilities in Russia. »

Kim Fournais, Saxo Bank

EFG Hermes and Saxo Bank form multi-asset trading partnership

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 09:10

EFG Hermes and Saxo Bank have formed a partnership which will enable full integration of Saxo Bank’s SaxoTraderGO platform with EFG Hermes’ new online trading platform, EFG Hermes One. »

SGX-NUS Law roundtable to discuss dual-class shares structure in Singapore

SGX-NUS Law roundtable to discuss dual-class shares structure in Singapore

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 09:29

Singapore Exchange (SGX) is organising a roundtable with the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Law to discuss the feasibility of introducing the dual-class shares structure in the local market. »

Dan Hubscher, Object Trading

Object Trading conforms to SGX Titan for direct connection to pan-Asian liquidity

Mon, 14/11/2016 - 09:27

Object Trading, a provider of multi-asset trading infrastructure, now fully conforms to Singapore Exchange’s (SGX) latest trading platform, Titan. »

VIX futures volume in non-US trading hours sets new daily record

VIX futures volume in non-US trading hours sets new daily record

Thu, 10/11/2016 - 09:38

A new record volume has been set in futures contracts on the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) traded in non-US trading hours, with an estimated 263,663 contracts changing hands. »

Valerie Bogard, TABB

Alternative trading systems must compete to gain and sustain liquidity, says TABB

Wed, 09/11/2016 - 07:54

Block-focused alternative trading systems (ATS) face challenges in gaining and sustaining liquidity, according to a report by TABB Group. »

David Puth, CLS

CLS upgrades settlement members to new market infrastructure interface

Tue, 08/11/2016 - 13:29

CLS Group, a provider of risk mitigation and operational services for the global foreign exchange (FX) market, has completed the upgrade its settlement members to a new member gateway and market infrastructure (MI) channel. »

Len-Yu Liu, TAIFEX

TAIFEX launches three derivative contracts

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 09:31

The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) has launched three new derivative contracts – a Taiwan Dollar (TWD)-denominated Nifty 50 Futures contract, and two FX futures contracts: EUR/USD FX Futures and USD/JPY FX Futures. »

Małgorzata Zaleska, Warsaw Stock Exchange

GPW takes over as WIBID and WIBOR reference rates organiser

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:14

The Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) and ACI Polska (the Polish Financial Markets Association) have signed an agreement whereby GPW will take over as the fixing organiser of the WIBID and WIBOR reference rates. »

ICE Futures Europe sees record daily volume in Low Sulphur Gasoil Contract

ICE Futures Europe sees record daily volume in Low Sulphur Gasoil Contract

Fri, 04/11/2016 - 13:11

Intercontinental Exchange’s ICE Futures Europe Low Sulphur Gasoil contract achieved a daily volume record of 766,054 contracts on 1 November 2016. »

Strong PEGAS volumes supported by new spot and futures records

Strong PEGAS volumes supported by new spot and futures records

Thu, 03/11/2016 - 12:43

PEGAS, the pan-European gas trading platform operated by Powernext, registered a total volume of 131.2 TWh in October 2016, an increase of 21 per cent compared to the previous year (108.8 TWh). »

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