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Jeffrey Tessler: Deutsche Boerse Exchange Reorganization Is Done, Now Onto The London Stock Exchange Deal Commentary

Jeffrey Tessler is a busy man these days as the person overseeing a recently restructured unit at Deutsche Boerse called “Customers, Products & Core Markets.” The new division rolls together Eurex, Eurex Clearing and Clearstream, the collateral management and settlement business. “We had it separated, so by bringing it together and walking into a client, we can talk about what is most important to them,” said Tessler, at the FIA IDX conference in London. “Obviously, clearing is an important aspect of their business and also the collateral management and collateral efficiency, and collateral optimization. How do we bring it all…

CurveGlobal’s Michael Davie Looking For New Twist On Interest Rates video

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Newcomers are always looking to disrupt the status quo or add value to the marketplace. And CurveGlobal, a product development joint venture of the London Stock Exchange Group, CBOE and seven global banks, is planning to do both when it goes live later this year. While much is being made of the LSEG’s potential merger with Deutsche Boerse, Curve Chairman Michael Davie told JLN at the FIA Boca conference that the company is focused on continuing its work to pull the initiative and its customer base together.  Curve, which is technically a product development vehicle, plans to go live in Q3. “The…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: LSE’s David Weisbrod Talks Clearing And Openness Video

The London Stock Exchange Group has been in the headlines of late for its proposed merger with Deutsche Boerse Group, and perhaps another suitor, but until then LSEG’s David Weisbrod says there is much to do in the meantime. Weisbrod, who serves a dual role as US country head of the USA for LSEG and CEO of LCH.Clearnet US, has been focused on providing more access to customers to the London market and its clearing facility. (Weisbrod declined to speak about the pending deal with Deutsche Boerse.) “We’re a big believer in open access, which enables market participants to use…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: Jeff Sprecher Talks Data, Clearing and Growth for ICE Video

For the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), 2015 was about major investments in data and analytics services. Now in 2016, the exchange is looking to integrate recent data acquisitions into its business and grow well beyond traditional exchange trading and clearing services. ICE CEO Jeff Sprecher spoke with John Lothian News at the FIA Boca Conference about how its purchases of SuperDerivatives, Interactive Data and S&P Analytics fit into its business model. ICE is also working with Blackrock, on exchange traded funds, to become its benchmark index provider.. “We started to pivot the company to get deeper into the data space,” Sprecher…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: CME’s Gill Looking For Customer Efficiencies PART 2 of 2 Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

With new capital requirements of banks and other institutions, John Lothian News sat down with CME Group’s CEO Phupinder Gill at the FIA Boca Conference to talk about CME’s new cleared swaptions service through its clearinghouse, and a repo futures contract. “If you look at the world and look at the situation around the globe, you’ve got South America, which has some bright spots but a growth rate that is at best uncertain,” Gill said. “You have low growth rates in the US. If you look out to Europe, where you have a lot of potential merger and acquisition activity,…

2016 Exchange CEO Series: CME’s Gill Looking For Customer Efficiencies Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

CME Group has been focused on global growth, just like every other major exchange. But to get there, the exchange leader believes it has to work with customers to streamline costs so it can expand. In part one of our two-part interview at the FIA Boca Conference, CME CEO Phupinder Gill said that the exchange is working on new ways to address capital efficiencies through products such as cleared swaptions, but also new clearing services that will help institutions reduce collateral. CME is also continuing to work on market disruptors such as blockchain technology, which may change the way in…

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…

Shining Star: SGX’s Ramaswami Says Asia Risk Mitigation Still In Early Stages Interview,Tech / HFT,Video

When exchanges look at growth areas, Asia gets top ranking. The Singapore Exchange, which has positioned itself as the Asian gateway for international traders over the past 30 years, now sees great potential in the decades ahead. Muthukrishnan Ramaswami, president of SGX spoke with John Lothian News editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf at the FIA Boca conference, and said the exchange is ready to expand geographically through technology upgrades and by asset class as well, especially in FX and commodities. SGX’s derivatives exchange posted record volume of 120.3 million contracts in 2014, up 7.4 percent from a year earlier, according to the…