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FCA chair Griffith-Jones to depart March 2018; Market Volatility Has Vanished Around the World; The City should not overpay for a euro-clearing deal John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read For The Trader Among Us: Trading Chicago If you haven’t registered for the Trading Chicago event on June 29 at the Swissotel in the Windy City, now is the time to do it. We’ve got a great lineup of panels and speakers with a strong emphasis on the impact of regulation, technology and key markets on end-users such as CTAs, hedge funds, proprietary trading firms and asset managers. For full conference information, click HERE ++++ Jim Kharouf on Twitter Live Video for FOW-JLN Trading Chicago Event on June 28 Twitter /www.pscp.tv/w/1MnGnavrXjdKO ***** In case you missed the 11…

Fixing FX: The Currency Trader’s New Guide to Ethical Behavior; BIS Releases New Set of Standards for Currency Trading; Post-crisis regulations have had ‘adverse impact’ on bond activity John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read CME’s CEO Is Expected to Make Full Recovery After Lung Collapse by Brian Louis – Bloomberg Company sees Duffy returning in ‘next couple of weeks’; Illness was disclosed at CME’s annual shareholders meeting CME Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Terry Duffy is recovering at home from a collapsed lung, according to the company, operator of the world’s largest futures exchange. /goo.gl/5ra8ll **** We all wish Terry Duffy a speedy recovery! ++++ Talent Battle: Hedge Funds vs. Silicon Valley BY LAURENCE FLETCHER AND SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN – WSJ The battle for quantitative talent has turned some of…

NEX Stop, The Future Of Markets Blog,Commentary,Feature

Sometimes the machine needs a reboot. Such is the case with NEX Group, the former ICAP group minus the ICAP voice brokerage business. By now, we know that NEX’s CEO Michael Spencer looked to the future and decided that voice brokering wasn’t it. That doesn’t mean it isn’t valuable. But it just isn’t what he wants to do with his time or shareholder money. So what’s left? Plenty actually, although it took me a while to figure it out. In a simplistic sense, the company is rolling all of its trading platforms, technology companies and venture capital arm into one…

Next Frontier: NEX Group’s Michael Spencer Says The New Firm In Position To Capitalize On Trading And Technology Feature,Video,video

With the sale of the ICAP voice brokerage business in December 2016, NEX Group was born, or perhaps, re-born. The re-booted NEX is composed of electronic OTC interest rate and FX markets, a listed exchange, plus a group of technology firms for pre- and post-trade services, as well as a venture capital firm focused on fintech. NEX CEO Michael Spencer spoke with John Lothian News at the FIA Boca conference about the newly formed company which he described as a “technology focused series of assets.” By that he means NEX still operates four main business units: NEX Markets, which runs…

Revved Up: CME Europe’s Knottenbelt Says Currencies Just The Beginning Interview,Regulation,Video

CME Europe launched in March with an eye on currencies. William Knottenbelt, head of European business operations for CME Group and the CEO of CME Europe, says that the exchange has a core group of seven clearing members with more on the way and its currency products are positioned well for the market. And that, he says, is just the beginning for the European exchange. “We’re starting now to see the volume beginning to come into the market,” Knottenbelt told JLN at the IDX conference in London. “As we get more and more clearing members and execution members coming on…

John Lothian Newsletter: U.S. Investigates Currency Trades by Major Banks; ATS Brasil has partners lined up, eyes Nov. 2014 opening; New Terms Set for Insurance Against Debt Defaults John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Fed Carousel: Newedge’s Robin says bond market could move in Q2 2014 JohnLothianNews.com Fed tapering, a government shutdown and last minute debt-ceiling deal rocked the bond market in recent weeks. John Lothian News’ editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf sat down with David Robin, managing director of Newedge to talk about what’s next for the bond market and interest rate futures volumes. In Robin’s view, we are not likely to see another Washington fiasco as we did back in October. “The significance of the debate itself and the process the marketplace and the political theater underwent, has sort of got the…

John Lothian Newsletter: CME Group Says It Will Reduce Grain Futures’ Trading Hours; Nasdaq combines global data and index businesses; Currency Shifts Spark a Revival for Market John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

The evolution of the US grain market continues, as CME Group now says that after talking to customers again, it’d be best to reduce grain trading hours after all. Nasdaq continues to re-pack its business units, this time restructuring its global data and index products into the same box. Currency markets, after posting a miserable 2012 for trading volume, continue to show a healthy rebound as volatility and other factors bring the traders back.