Tag: FTSE 100

December 22, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

LSE Group block trading initiatives ahead of MiFID II countdown

London Stock Exchange plc’s new block trading, auction and hidden order innovations including the Intraday Auction and Hidden Midpoint Pegged Orders recorded significant growth in 2016. Turquoise Plato Block Discovery also demonstrated very strong growth throughout the year. The trend highlights investor demand for trading services that will allow adaptation ahead of MiFID II’s impending…

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October 10, 2016 BY LeapRate Staff

Why is the FTSE 100 pushing record highs as the GBP drops?

anyoption analyst Joshua Rodriguez takes a look at the different directions UK equities and the UK's currency are going, especially in light of last week's British Pound flash crash. For more of Joshua's research see the anyoption blog. [divide] The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) had an incredible week last week, and for good reasons. Concerns with regard…

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August 04, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

FTSE 100 fluctuates, Bank of England in focus

UK stocks oscillated on Thursday, as investors wait to hear if the Bank of England (BoE) has decided to cut its key interest rate for the first time in 7 years in the aftermath of the Brexit vote. The FTSE 100 turned lower by 3 points to 6,631.15 after a slightly higher open. Financial, oil…

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March 16, 2016 BY Maria Nikolova

CBOE to add options on FTSE 100, FTSE China 50 indexes to offering

The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), part of CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), today announced its intentions to list options on the FTSE 100 and FTSE China 50 indexes beginning March 29, 2016. The new FTSE Russell options will offer investors exposure to the largest and most liquid segments of the UK and Chinese equity markets. The…

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December 01, 2015 BY Maria Nikolova

CBOE Holdings to add options on FTSE 100, FTSE 50 China to offering

CBOE Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:CBOE), the holding company for Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), the CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), is planning to add options on the FTSE 100 Index and the FTSE China 50 Index to its offering. The intentions were voiced by CBOE Holdings' Chief Executive Officer Edward T. Tilly at CBOE’s Risk Management Conference…

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