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Looking for Continued Growth, SGX Goes West Asia/Pacific,Commentary,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature

Singapore Exchange has had a good stretch of late. The exchange’s fiscal first quarter results were reported on October 25, showing approximately $149 million in revenues, a 7 percent year-over-year increase, and net profits of $66 million, a 9 percent year-over-year rise. In a move to bolster such growth, SGX announced the opening of SGX America and a corresponding Chicago office on October 17. The opening represents the exchange’s first brick-and-mortar presence in the United States. The office may have started with just two people in a temporary workspace, but SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye sees the American branch as…

Oil volatility migrates from flat prices to spreads; Hedging is about to make a comeback on global crude oil markets; Hedging risk at peak levels through 2016 Newsletter,Options

Lead Stories Oil volatility migrates from flat prices to spreads John Kemp – Reuters “Volatility can be neither created nor destroyed, rather it transforms from one form into another,” is a pretty fair summary of how the oil market works (with apologies to physicists). The benchmark price of Brent crude has been unusually stable since the middle of December, but there has been plenty of movement in the futures strip and crack spreads. Hedge funds have amassed an unusually large net long position in crude futures and options betting on a further increase in benchmark prices, but the position has…

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…

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…