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DTCC to partner with industry to implement T+2 in the US

Thu, 24/04/2014 - 14:01

The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) has released a white paper outlining the rationale for supporting a move to shorten the settlement cycle (SSC) in the US financial markets for equities, corporate and municipal bonds and unit investment trust (UIT) trades. »

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iFexx launches algorithmic investment programme for auto forex trading

Wed, 23/04/2014 - 14:09

Forex signals provider iFexx has launched an algorithmic investment programme (AIP) for auto forex trading. »

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Options makes hosting and connectivity upgrades ahead of eSpeed migration

Tue, 22/04/2014 - 06:30

Private financial cloud provider Options has implemented a series of upgrades and expansions to its managed server hosting and connectivity in Carteret, New Jersey. »

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Eurex Exchange sees new monthly all-time volume record for international derivatives

Mon, 14/04/2014 - 10:09

The international derivatives market Eurex Exchange achieved a new milestone in its dividend derivatives segment in March 2014. »

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Strong start for CBOE short-term volatility index options

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 16:01

First-day trading volume for CBOE Short-Term Volatility Index options with weekly expirations totalled an estimated 3,134 contracts, according to data released by the Chicago Board Options Exchange. »


Eurex Clearing publishes study on capital efficiencies of central clearing

Fri, 11/04/2014 - 12:21

Eurex Clearing has published a study looking at maximising capital and cost efficiency through an integrated cross-product central counterparty (CCP) clearing service. »

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CFTC issues ‘no-action letter’ for swaps trading on EU multilateral trading facilities

Thu, 10/04/2014 - 16:00

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Divisions of Market Oversight (DMO) and Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) have issued a no-action letter with respect to swaps trading on multilateral trading facilities overseen by authorities designated by European Union member states. »


FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets acquires MTS’ indices business

Wed, 09/04/2014 - 06:01

FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets has acquired the indices business of MTS, whose indices track the performance of the largest and most widely traded government issued securities in European bonds. »

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Union Investment adopts EurexOTC Clear

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 16:01

Union Investment, one of the largest German asset managers for private and institutional investors, has adopted EurexOTC Clear for Interest Rate Swaps (IRS). »


BATS Chi-X Europe introduces new pricing model

Thu, 03/04/2014 - 13:00

BATS Chi-X Europe is introducing a new pricing model on its CXE Lit Order Book, the largest of the exchange’s four European order books. »

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VIX futures March trading volume up 20 per cent on 2013

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 16:00

Average daily volume (ADV) in VIX futures was 183,612 contracts during March, a 14 per cent increase from March 2013 and a 15 per cent decrease from February's record ADV.  »

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Algorithmic trading takes hold in FX

Wed, 02/04/2014 - 10:03

Algorithmic trading strategies are taking hold in FX – a development that is providing a boost to proprietary bank trading systems that had been losing market share to multi-dealer trading platforms. »


OTC derivatives regulators issue report to G20

Tue, 01/04/2014 - 11:53

The Over-the-Counter (OTC) Derivatives Regulators Group (ODRG) has issued a report that identifies the current list of remaining cross-border implementation issues related to global reform of OTC derivatives markets. »

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Deutsche Börse launches Eurex Order by Order

Thu, 27/03/2014 - 14:53

Deutsche Börse Market Data + Services has launched Eurex Order by Order, a new information product that makes available the entire Eurex order book for benchmark futures for the first time. »


TABB Group examines missed block trading opportunities in US equities markets

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 14:07

Cracking the block market is a tall order and has been for the past decade, TABB Group says in new research. »


Options upgrades Weehawken to Secaucus connectivity with fastest fibre available

Wed, 26/03/2014 - 10:05

Private financial cloud provider Options has completed the upgrade of the route between its venues in Savvis Weehawken, New Jersey (NJ2) and Equinix Secaucus, New Jersey (NY4). »


ALTX Africa Group to launch first exchange in partnership with GMEX

Tue, 25/03/2014 - 11:30

ALT Xchange Ltd (ALTX Uganda) is to operate a securities and derivatives market, initially in Uganda, to service the East African region. »

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Interactive Brokers offers TOM access to its brokerage clients

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 14:00

Interactive Brokers will offer trading on TOM, a trading venue in The Netherlands, to its brokerage clients as of 24 March 2014. »

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Electronic order books dominate the Nasdaq market

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 06:03

Electronic order books (EOBs) continue to dominate the Nasdaq market for covered shares, a report by Celent has found. »

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NYSE Liffe sets daily volume record in FTSE 100 Index Futures

Thu, 20/03/2014 - 10:01

NYSE Liffe reached a daily volume record of 862,468 contracts in FTSE 100 Index futures on 18 March 2014. »

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Liquidnet expands into fixed income market with acquisition of bond trading platform

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 06:01

Global institutional trading network Liquidnet is planning to enter the fixed income market with its acquisition of bond trading platform Vega-Chi. »

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Oslo Børs implements new OTC derivatives platform from Baymarkets

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 16:00

Oslo Børs has upgraded Oslo Connect, its OTC derivatives MTF trading and price discovery system, to the latest version of Edge, which is provided by Baymarkets. »

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Euronext signs agreement on UTP implementation with four MENA exchanges

Tue, 18/03/2014 - 15:05

Euronext has signed agreements with four exchanges in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the implementation of its new UTP solution, UTP-Hybrid.  »


ISS lists on main market of Nasdaq OMX Nordic

Thu, 13/03/2014 - 14:45

Trading of ISS shares has opened on Nasdaq OMX Nordic. »

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ECC launches EMIR trade reporting services

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 16:02

The European Commodity Clearing (ECC) has expanded its offering to include reporting services required under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR). »

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Options on futures trading grows by 27 per cent, says TABB

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 14:10

Options on futures markets are seeing rapid growth in trading volumes as investors expand their use of these instruments in hedging and volatility strategies. »


Bloomberg SEF’s available-to-trade determinations are self-certified, says CFTC

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 06:01

The CFTC has announced that Bloomberg SEF’s available-to-trade determinations (MAT determinations) for certain interest rate swap (IRS) and credit default swap (CDS) contracts are now self-certified. »

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Improved post-trade automation needed in ETD market

Tue, 11/03/2014 - 16:00

The push toward an exchange-traded derivatives (ETDs) market has exposed gaps in the post-trade process used by market participants to clear and settle these transactions. »

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Exchange-traded derivatives trading volumes recovered in 2013, says WFE

Tue, 11/03/2014 - 12:02

The number of exchange-traded derivatives (ETD) worldwide increased by three per cent in 2013 to 22 billion contracts, according to statistics compiled by the World Federation of Exchanges (WFE). »

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Clearstream and banks develop new T2S asset servicing model

Tue, 11/03/2014 - 10:02

Clearstream, BNP Paribas Securities Services, Intesa Sanpaolo and BBVA are developing an asset servicing model for a market environment with TARGET2-Securities (T2S). »

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