Chicago-based CME Group plans to launch new options on its Micro E-mini S&P 500 and Micro E-mini Nasdaq-100 futures contracts, which will be available for trading in the autumn of 2020, pending regulatory review.
Starting in April, Solactive is to make a wide range of its benchmark indices will be made available on C8 Technologies’ platform.
Recent spikes in Korean stock market volatility following the global sell-off could see an upswing in margin calls in its autocallables market, potentially driving the index even lower, with investors taking advantage of the higher volatility to obtain higher yields.
The managed futures industry stepped into 2020 on a positive note with a 0.51 per cent return in January, according to the Barclay CTA Index compiled by BarclayHedge, a division of Backstop Solutions. It was the third consecutive profitable month for CTAs.
Japanese institutional investors now have access to a crypto-asset benchmark following the launch of the NRI/IU Crypto-Asset Index by MV Index Solutions (MVIS), and Intelligence Unit (IU), in partnership with Nomura Research Institute (NRI).
MV Index Solutions (MVIS) in partnership with CryptoCompare, a specialist in digital asset data, has launched the MVIS CryptoCompare Institutional Bitcoin Index (MVIBTC), which is designed to measure the performance of a digital assets portfolio which invests in Bitcoin, priced on select exchanges.
CMC Markets, a spread betting and contracts for difference (CFD) provider, has further expanded its range of bespoke indices, with the addition of 12 new forex baskets to its platform, offering clients a way to gain a diversified exposure to a dozen worldwide economies.
The gross return of the SS&C GlobeOp Hedge Fund Performance Index for September 2019 measured -0.24 per cent.
MSR Indices (MSR) has launched an institutional investment platform, which will provide investors with access to the returns of MSR Investable Indexes through established third-party asset managers.
IHS Markit has launched the IHS Markit Global Carbon Index, the first benchmark for the global price of carbon credits.