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These Intraday Stock Rotations Keep Crushing Volatility; JPMorgan quant drops the whole market with report comparing to 1987; Libor, Phone-Smashing and Hacking Newsletter,Options

Observations & Insight Financial Markets Leaders Remember the late Magnus Bocker John Lothian – JLN I asked several leaders around the exchange world to offer remembrances of Magnus Bocker, the late former CEO of SGX. To start, I shall offer my own and add additional remembrances as they come in. I first met Magnus Bocker at a Deutsche Bank investment banking financial technology conference in New York where I had been asked to moderate an exchange leader panel. Magnus was then president of Nasdaq OMX. Also on the panel was Larry Leibowitz representing NYSE Euronext. Magnus was always gracious with…

Financial Markets Leaders Remember the late Magnus Bocker Asia/Pacific,Blog,Commentary,EMEA,Exchanges, OTC & Clearing,Feature,Fintech,Mwiki

I asked several leaders around the exchange world to offer remembrances of Magnus Bocker, the late former CEO of SGX. To start, I shall offer my own and add additional remembrances as they come in. I first met Magnus Bocker at a Deutsche Bank investment banking financial technology conference in New York where I had been asked to moderate an exchange leader panel. Magnus was then president of Nasdaq OMX. Also on the panel was Larry Leibowitz representing NYSE Euronext. Magnus was always gracious with me. He was likable, always smiling, whip-smart and well-dressed. In fact one year at the…

U.S. Targets Bitcoin Exchange, Alleging It Facilitated Crime; The 2017 Tech 40; Libor: missin’ you already John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Hits & Takes By JLN Staff It with great sadness we report the passing of former SGX CEO Magnus Bocker, who died of cancer in St. Louis, MO just before his 56th birthday. Magnus was a generous and well-liked member of the global derivatives industry and was a leader of OMX, Nasdaq and SGX. He will be missed. Condolences to his family, friends and former colleagues. John Lothian first met Magnus at a Deutsche Bank investment banking conference in New York when he was with Nasdaq OMX. ~JJL The Chief Scout of the Boy Scouts of America issued…

John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq Debuts Groundbreaking Nasdaq Financial Framework; China Wants to Set Prices for the World’s Commodities; Former SGX CEO joins Kouclo Group John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education Is More Than Paying It ForwardJohn Lothian – JLN Pay it forward. Do something nice for someone because some other person did something nice for you. In the case of MarketsWiki Education, you can pass on your passion for the markets and the underlying industry by sending your interns, your newer employees, or your son or daughter to the event series You can help change someone’s life for the better, I promise you. That is the kind of response we have had from some attendees. This response has prompted us to expand the program’s reach even…

John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq Debuts Groundbreaking Nasdaq Financial Framework; China Wants to Set Prices for the World’s Commodities; Former SGX CEO joins Kouclo Group John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read MarketsWiki Education Is More Than Paying It ForwardJohn Lothian – JLN Pay it forward. Do something nice for someone because some other person did something nice for you. In the case of MarketsWiki Education, you can pass on your passion for the markets and the underlying industry by sending your interns, your newer employees, or your son or daughter to the event series You can help change someone’s life for the better, I promise you. That is the kind of response we have had from some attendees. This response has prompted us to expand the program’s reach even…

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…

Boca Bits & Pieces, Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Blog,Commentary

This is the 40th anniversary of the FIA Boca conference, and befitting such a nice round number, it was also the most highly attended ever, with somewhere around 1130 attendees. This year, pins were given out to those participants who had been attending the conference for 5, 10, and 20 years. Other highlights for the FIA this year include a newly designed web site at FIA.org, and a newly branded magazine: Futures Industry Magazine, which will now be called “Marketvoice.” The magazine and website now have expanded features, a global reach, and a digital platform, Walt Lukken, the FIA CEO…

John Lothian Newsletter: Singapore Exchange chief Magnus Böcker to leave in June; Big Banks Face Scrutiny Over Pricing of Metals; Flash Boys Help Markets, Not Just Themselves, BOE Study Finds John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Trade Talk: What’s in the Basket? Bill Campbell, Fixed Income Solutions Director, Trading Technologies The March-June 2015 CBOT Treasury bond futures roll is generating a lot of buzz. Most people are used to trading the Treasury calendar spreads 1:1, and the current roll is trading 3:2. How is this possible? The 1:1 was so easy to calculate in your head, and now they say you have to trade it 3:2? The five-year gap Between early 2001 and early 2006, the U.S. Treasury did not issue any Treasury bonds. Nine years later, that gap comes into play because now…

Exchange CEO Series – Singaporean shift: SGX’s Magnus Bocker says region is primed for growth Interview,Regulation,Video

SGX CEO Magnus Böcker has seen tremendous growth at his exchange over the past year and the Singapore market is poised to expand further in the coming year. Böcker, who sat down with JLN editor-in-chief Jim Kharouf at the FIA Boca Conference this month, said SGX has increased its derivatives volume 40 percent in 2013 and is exploring a host of new partnerships and initiating new product launches. He said that competition is wide open in Asia, unlike other developed markets where the battle over contracts, marketshare and services is a battle on each front. “When we look into competition…