CME Group is proud of the diversity in its product lines – from a broad range of commodities to a full suite of interest rate, index and FX contracts. That range of contracts has allowed the exchange to “hit” consistent winners somewhere on the board, as markets move from one sector to another. Bryan Durkin, president of CME, told JLN at the FIA Boca 2017 conference, that energies, metals, interest rates and FX posted solid, if not record volumes last year. This year, they hope that diversity continues to pay off. “We really focused on our international footprint,” Durkin said….
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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…
Fed tapering, a government shutdown and last minute debt-ceiling deal have 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 marketplace in a situation where we know that for any extended period of time,…
John Lothian Newsletter: Chi-X Australia Seeks New CEO as Fowler Will Step Down; CFTC approves CME swap data repository; Timing is crucial for Nasdaq OMX derivatives venture John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
Chi-X Australia says that CEO Peter Fowler will cease to act in that role in early 2013, but will remain on the board of directors for the venue. CME Group receives CFTC approval to proceed with its derivatives data warehouse project. Nasdaq OMX moves aggressively to open its new interest-rate futures trading platform in order to take advantage of new European clearing regulations.
Paul MacGregor of NYSE Liffe Discusses New Products & the Interest Rate Market Outlook Financials,Interview,Video
NYSE Euronext continues to develop its interest rate offerings, challenging competitors in the space, such as CME Group. Paul MacGregor, executive director, head of fixed income, NYSE Liffe (the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext) sat down recently with JLN’s Managing Editor, Christine Nielsen, to discuss the outlook for the interest rate market and new products on the horizon for the exchange.
Richard Sandor discusses his new book “Good Derivatives: A Story of Financial and Environmental Innovation” with John Lothian News. The book outlines the creation of the Chicago Climate Exchange (and its affiliated exchanges) and the role of markets in addressing climate change and other environmental challenges. Sandor is widely recognized as the “father of financial futures” for his pioneering work in developing the first interest rate futures contract in the 1970s, when he served as chief economist and vice president of the Chicago Board of Trade. Sandor is also the founder of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX) – the world’s first…
John Lothian Newsletter: SEC Blesses CBOE Stock Exchange’s Deal For National Stock Exchange; Fed Forecasts Pose Risk For Soft Interest-Rate Futures Volume; European Banks Prepare More Job Cuts John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter
The U.S. SEC gives a thumbs-up to CBOE Stock Exchange’s plan to take over the National Stock Exchange. The Federal Reserve’s plan to make an advance timetable for its actions is creating concern that without uncertainty from meeting to meeting, trade in interest-rate futures will suffer. In Europe, more banks are preparing to shed more jobs; and Hungary, after failing to raise enough money on its own, is now interested in an IMF loan to help pay its bills. Today’s top box contains an article by JLN editor Sarah Rudolph on the CBOE BuyWrite Index.