Electronic trading floor

ConvergEx enhances algorithms to take advantage of opening and closing auction liquidity

ConvergEx Group has made enhancements to its Closing Price, POV and Abraxas trading algorithms that will seek to optimise client participation in the Nasdaq, NYSE and NYSE Arca opening and closing auctions. »


Index

CBOE to enhance VIX index methodology by including SPX Weeklys Option Series

From 6 October, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) will begin including SPX Weeklys options series – expiring every Friday, except the third Friday of each month – in its CBOE Volatility Index (VIX Index) calculation. »


CBOE Futures Exchange

CBOE Futures Exchange to launch CBOE/CBOT 10-Year Treasury Note Volatility Index Futures

CBOE Futures Exchange plans to launch futures trading on the CBOE/CBOT 10-year US Treasury Note Volatility Index (VXTYN) beginning on 13 November, pending regulatory review. »


Stu Taylor

Baymarkets names Algomi CEO as non-exec director

Baymarkets AB, the over-the-counter derivatives, fixed income and commodities market systems provider, has appointed Stu Taylor, chief executive of Algomi, as a non-executive director. »


Electronic trading floor

Quincy Extreme Data adds Eurex futures order book data to lowest latency service

The Quincy Extreme Data service now offers order book data on select Eurex bond and equity futures. »


Numbers and magnifying glass

Global X Guru Index ETF reveals top hedge fund positions in Q2 rebalance

The most recent rebalance of the Global X Guru Index exchange-traded fund (GURU) saw 11 additions and 13 removals from the fund, while 45 components remained unchanged.  »


Hans Sclaikier, Hedgeweek

Concept Capital Markets, LLC joins Hedge Fund Association’s Global Thought Leadership Council… Mayur Hedge Fund returns 49 per cent over first half of 2014 …

The Hedge Fund Association ("HFA"), announced today the addition of prominent prime brokerage firm Concept Capital Markets, LLC to its Thought Leadership Council. »


Handshake

BlueBay Asset Management hires credit and rates expert

Fixed income and alternatives investment specialist BlueBay Asset Management has appointed Kerry Hugh-Jones as institutional portfolio manager, working with the global leveraged finance team. »


Bitcoin

DigitalTangible launches gold and bitcoin online marketplace

DigitalTangible, a bitcoin-gold platform and precious metals custodian, has launched its first ever bitcoin and gold digital money marketplace. »


Electronic trading floor

CME Clearing Europe goes live with BNY Mellon CSD

CME Clearing Europe is the first external client of BNY Mellon CSD, the Belgium-based central securities depositary. »


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