Tag: derivatives

March 29, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

CME Group expands crypto derivatives offerings with Micro Bitcoin and Micro Ether options

Bogucki added: The smaller contract sizes will give investors and traders greater flexibility in managing their exposure to the two biggest cryptocurrencies in the world, opening the market up to new participants. Galaxy Digital is excited to act as a liquidity provider for these options and other CME Group cryptocurrency products. Derek Devens, Senior Portfolio…

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Eurex reports 192.1 million traded contracts in June
December 03, 2019 BY Valentina Kirilova

Eurex Clearing adds cross-currency swaps to its derivatives CCP model

The Eurex Exchange, a subsidiary of Deutsche Börse and Europe’s largest trading platform for derivatives and the third largest in the world, is now expanding the offerings of its clearing mechanism to include EUR/USD and GBP/USD cross-currency swap transactions. Industry observers see this move as one more step towards central clearing for the forex industry.…

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August 22, 2019 BY Mariela Naydenova

Two household names launch block trading for derivatives

It's no secret that the demand coming from institutional investors has increased tremendously over the last year and some businesses are quick to catch the "crypto" wave and benefit from the trending market. Two such businesses are none other but Deribit and Paradigm. Deribit is a cryptocurrency exchange for options and futures on both Ethereum…

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July 19, 2016 BY Mike Fox

BGC Partners set to acquire financial derivatives provider Sunrise Brokers

BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the businesses of Sunrise Brokers Group, an independent financial brokerage with a leading reputation in worldwide equity derivatives. Details of the transaction were not disclosed, and completion of…

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April 25, 2016 BY Mike Fox

HKEX rolls out pre-trade risk management system for derivatives, includes "kill switch"

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) today announced the successful launch of its Pre-Trade Risk Management (PTRM) system, a system that offers tools to help market participants in its derivatives market meet their needs for pre-trade controls while complementing their in-house risk controls. The PTRM system strengthens HKEX's clearing house protection, enhances the competitiveness…

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December 04, 2015 BY Mike Fox

OTC Clear welcomes Citigroup as its first Clearing Member from the U.S.

OTC Clearing Hong Kong Limited (OTC Clear), a subsidiary of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx) that provides clearing services for over-the-counter, or OTC, derivatives, has welcomed Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) as its first Clearing Member from the United States. "We are pleased to admit Citi as our first US Clearing Member following our receipt of No Action…

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