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JLN Exchange Leader Series 2017: Nasdaq’s Friedman on New Tech and Positive Momentum Feature,Video,video

Nasdaq opened a new chapter  in 2016 when 13-year-tenured CEO Bob Greifeld retired, handing the reins to longtime executive Adena Friedman. Friedman became CEO of the exchange group in November, but that was far from the only big move made by the company last year. There were three primary areas of strength for Nasdaq in 2016, the first being the development of its new generation of infrastructure technology, Nasdaq Financial Framework, which, among other functions, incorporates blockchain, machine learning and cloud services. The second strength was Nasdaq’s successful year of listings. It garnered 87 percent of the technology industry’s offerings…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: Nasdaq Futures’ Magnus Haglind Bullish On Energies video

Nasdaq Futures (NFX) shook up the energy futures space last year with its entry into the energy exchange space in July 2015. Now the company is looking to gain some ground on its established competitors, CME Group and Intercontinental Exchange. With gas oil and natural gas futures now attracting acceptable volumes for NFX, Magnus Haglind, CEO of Nasdaq Futures, Inc. told JLN that the exchange is focusing its attention on Brent, WTI and other energy futures. Beyond that, Haglind said it plans to set its sights on options on those products as well. Haglind said the market is growing, in…

Sweet 16: The Tops for 2016 Special Report

At last fall’s FIA Expo Chicago, John Lothian News partnered with Cinnober Financial Technology to  bring you industry conversations, where we conduct short interviews with industry participants on the important topics facing the financial markets. The 2015 theme is “Sweet 16: The Tops For 2016.” What technology, regulation, exchange or macroeconomic issue or trend will be most important to our industry next year? We will take the 16 best ideas and thoughts and package them in a John Lothian News video series. Here is what our participants had to say: Part 1 – Exchanges: Exchange leaders will be dealing with…

New Energy: Nasdaq Prepping For Launch Of Nasdaq Futures Interview,Video

Nasdaq Futures was announced in March with a goal of shaking up the energy futures markets. Since then, Nasdaq’s team has been busy building infrastructure and signing up new members. The question is, will they challenge the likes of CME Group’s Nymex or the Intercontinental Exchange? Hans-Ole Jochumsen said that Nasdaq Futures, or NFX, has the model to compete with established markets. Its partnership with OCC will clear its natural gas, crude oil and power futures contracts at a mere 4 cents per side. That, coupled with the Nasdaq trading engine, GENIUM INET, that is common to many in the…

Slick Transition: ICE Clear Europe’s Paul Swann Talks NYSE Integration Interview,Regulation,Video

ICE Clear Europe is at the center of the Intercontinental Exchange’s effort to expand across Europe, as well as integrate NYSE Liffe products into its market. The clearing house has been busy trying to adjust to new regulations and structural changes in the industry, not to mention merge business lines with the former NYSE family of exchanges. Paul Swann, president and managing director of ICE Clear Europe, said the clearing strategy for ICE has expanded greatly from just clearing energies in 2008 to now clearing credit swaps and a new host of NYSE Liffe contracts. In June, ICE finished phase…