Tag: Forex Futures

December 12, 2016 BY admin

Warsaw Stock Exchange November Forex futures volume jumps 61% MoM

Today the Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW), the biggest securities exchange in Central and Eastern Europe reported monthly metrics for November 2016…the currency segment recorded a nice rebound in volumes. The total volume of currency future transactions rose by 52.3% year on year to 128,445 contracts in November 2016 from November 2015’s 84,332; activity also rose heavily month on month by 61.4% from…

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November 30, 2016 BY admin

CME Europe renews 'Forex Liquidity Creation Program'

CME Europe has just informed members that it will be extending its FX Liquidity Creation Program (LCP) commencing on December 1st. The renewal is a success for the program which was first announced back in May as first reported by LeapRate. It should be noted that existing participants in the FX Market Making program are not eligible to…

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November 22, 2016 BY admin

Warsaw Stock Exchange launches British pound futures as volatility rises

Warsaw Stock Exchange (GPW) the biggest securities and derivatives exchange in Central and Eastern Europe today announced that the exchange's Management Board has successfully launched GBP futures on the main market. Małgorzata Zaleska, President of the Warsaw Stock Exchange said: The decision to introduce GBP futures is yet another step in making GPW’s offer more attractive…

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June 01, 2016 BY Mike Fox

CME reduces CAD/USD futures contract price increment down to half tick

CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) today notified traders that effective Sunday, July 10, 2016 for trade date Monday, July 11, 2016, and pending all relevant CFTC regulatory review periods, CME will reduce the price increment of the Canadian Dollar/US Dollar futures contract down to a half tick commencing with the September 2016 contract month and beyond. Specifically,…

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May 24, 2016 BY Mike Fox

CME Europe announces the introduction of new FX liquidity incentive programs

CME Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of CME Group Inc (NASDAQ: CME) has been busy enhancing their offering of FX futures contracts since its launch back in April of 2014. Looking to mimic the success of CME across the Atlantic, the exchange initially launched with 30 FX futures products and a suite of commodities contracts. The London-based derivatives exchange,…

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May 23, 2016 BY Mike Fox

HKEX to launch additional RMB FX futures by end of May

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) has received regulatory approval to introduce its planned cash-settled Euro-Renminbi (RMB), Japanese yen-RMB, Australian dollar-RMB and RMB-US dollar futures on Monday, 30 May 2016. HKEX is following up on their plans to further enhance its RMB offering outlined in their 2015 review; coming on the back of achieving yearly record…

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May 16, 2016 BY Mike Fox

CME delists 3 FX futures contracts showing no open interest

Earlier today we learned that Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. (CME) delisted three FX futures contracts: US Dollar/Chinese Renminbi (USD/RMB or CNY) Futures with US Dollar Banking, the E-Micro US Dollar/Canadian Dollar (USD/CAD) Futures, and the E-Micro US Dollar/Chinese Renminbi (USD/RMB or CNY) Futures with US Dollar Banking. The three contracts, which had no open interest,…

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February 09, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation changes margin requirements for certain futures contracts

Dubai Commodities Clearing Corporation (DCCC) will implement new margin requirements for a set of 17 Forex, energy and metals contracts and 12 equities futures contracts, effective Wednesday, February 10th. The company will cut the amount of initial margin required for trading: AUD/USD, EUR/USD, INR/GBP, CHF/USD, Copper. The margin required will be raised for Gold (Spot…

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