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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…

John Lothian Newsletter: Deutsche Börse launches FinTech hub in Frankfurt; Speed-Chess Champ Oystacher Claims Ignorance in Spoofing Case; HKEx to establish metal trading in Qianhai, its first mainland China entry John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read NFX Facts Doug Ashburn – JLN On a quarterly earnings call this morning, Nasdaq CEO Bob Greifeld offered up a status report on its fledgling energy platform NFX. He said that, nine months in, NFX has traded over 10 million contracts, with open interest of 800,000 as of last week. Not bad for a new entrant, given the amount to which the leaders – CME Group‘s NYMEX division and ICE – are entrenched. Of note, the top two market share leaders on NFX are Brent Crude and Low Sulphur Gasoil, two products in which ICE is the dominant…

John Lothian Newsletter: Libor Oversight Chief Was Forced Out; Nasdaq NFX passes key trading milestone; FCM client clearing numbers in steep decline John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read WSJ overhauls Money & Investing team Talking Biz News There are a lot of changes underway at the Money & Investing team and I wanted to share them with you. The moves are intended to make our coverage more analytical, impactful, and timely, while giving our staff opportunity to adapt and grow. bit.ly/1NtgfxS ***** Aaron Lucchetti, Telis Demos and Serena Ng are among the reporters given new roles. Lucchetti, a favorite of mine, will become the lead financial technology editor. It tells you the tectonic shifts going on in the financial sector as FinTech becomes the game. I…

John Lothian Newsletter: Nasdaq NFX eyes 10% share of energy market ;Community Building: CME Europe’s Cees Vermaas Looks To Grow Asset Classes and Customer Base; Euronext wins Dutch court ruling over intellectual property John Lothian Newsletter,Newsletter

First Read Bits & PiecesDoug Ashburn – JLN Our friends at Clarus Financial Technology have teamed up with CME Group and ICAP for a one hour seminar this morning to explain the LCH-CME Basis Swap, the latest solution to an emerging market structure issue. Clarus’ Tod Skarecky, who has been following this issue closely and blogging about it, joins CME Group‘s Sean Tully and ICAP SEF CEO Laurent Paulhac to give the back story, and explain the LCH-CME Basis Swap and CME’s new Swap Curve. Information and registration HERE Long-time policy advisor to the futures industry Micah Green has moved…