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CME FX Volumes Up, Moex Flat in June CME Group says that it handled average daily volume of 1.018 million FX contracts in June – a sharp rise on May and slightly up year-on-year. It was a less positive picture at Moscow Exchange (Moex), however, as its FX complex was ...
London Leads Offshore RMB Centres, Overtakes Singapore for Clearing: Conference London is consolidating its role as a key offshore centre for trading of China’s RMB currency, although other financial centres including Hong Kong and Singapore continue to play a big part in the market, while new entries might soon ...
Mixed Picture on Exchange Volumes, FXSpotStream Lower in May As was the case with the first batch of OTC market volumes released by FastMatch, Gain GTX and Hotspot FX, three exchanges have reported mixed news in terms of FX turnover in May. While CME and Moscow Exchange (Moex) both ...
SEF Bet Pays Off For Gain Gain Capital has announced that its institutional FX trading arm GTX’s SEF facility has been approved for registration by the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). The new registration replaces the temporary registration status that was granted back in ...
Tullett Claims Japanese Swap First Tullett Prebon, which was once known as Tullett & Tokyo, claims to have secured a first In Japan by successfully sending a swap execution facility (SEF) trade for clearing at the Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC). The trade was executed via ...
HKEX, Thomson Reuters, Ink Indices Deal Following the receipt of approval to introduce cash-settled RMB futures, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has signed an agreement with Thomson Reuters for the creation of a new series of indices in the Chinese currency.   The firms say the new ...
HKEX Gets Green Light for RMB Futures Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has received regulatory approval to introduce its planned cash-settled EUR/RMB, JPY/RMB, AUD/RMB and RMB/USD futures on Monday, May 30. The RMB/USD futures will trade in US dollars and the ...
CME Bins FX Futures with No Open Interest CME Group has delisted three FX futures contracts and the previously listed contract months of two other FX futures contracts. The CME delisted its USD/RMB, e-Micro USD/CAD and e-Micro USD/RMB futures contracts. None of these contracts, which ...
CCPs: An Evolutionary Jump? A new report from the Bank of England says that although the current legal framework around CCP default management is largely robust, the “piecemeal” nature of this framework presents challenges. The new paper, written by Jo Braithwaite from the London ...
TriOptima, Eurex Complete EUR IRS Compression ICAP’s TriOptima post-trade infrastructure provider has run its first compression cycle for EUR interest rate swaps (IRS) through Eurex Clearing. This was the first collaboration between TriOptima and Eurex’s CCP and was carried out using TriOptima’s triReduce ...