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January 17, 2022 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LCH reports record clearing volumes in 2021

LCH services continued to support transitional to risk-free rates (RFRs) during the past year. SwapClear, LCH’s interest rates derivatives clearing service, converted more than $35 trillion of a notional in the fourth quarter of 2021. SwapAgent saw 10,186 trades in 2021, which represents a 489% year-on-year increase. RepoClear processed €195 trillion of nominal across 9.4…

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LSEG names Ivan Gilmore Head of Cash Equities for LCH
October 19, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LSEG names Ivan Gilmore Head of Cash Equities for LCH

Isabelle Girolami, CEO LCH Ltd, commented: I am delighted Ivan is joining Christophe and I. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in equities within the industry and at LSEG.  This is an exciting time for the group and I look forward to working with him to develop EquityClear further into new markets…

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July 22, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Rohit Verma joins LCH as Head of Asia Pacific

Isabelle Girolami, CEO, LCH Ltd, said: I am delighted to welcome Rohit to LCH to lead our team in Asia. Rohit has extensive experience of the derivatives markets in Asia and across the world. Asia Pacific is a region of strategic growth and importance for LCH and I look forward to working with him and…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
May 28, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: HSBC winds down US retail banking business, Playtech to sell Finalto for $210 million

The governor of the Bank of Korea suggested that cryptocurrency trades from South Korean citizens are a potential threat to the country’s financial system. Increased trading of virtual assets – known for their volatile pricing – is threatening to leave the nation’s financial system at risk of instability, according to the Governor of the Bank…

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May 25, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LCH appoints James Pearson as Head of ForexClear

Isabelle Girolami, the CEO of LCH Ltd, stated:  I am delighted to welcome James to LCH as Head of ForexClear. He brings extensive experience of trading FX and leading global teams. He will be instrumental in driving continued growth and innovation at ForexClear, with a focus on expanding the deliverable FX and client clearing franchises.…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
January 08, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: The Rangers pick Fortrade as official partner, Cboe completes acquisition of BIDS Trading

Eventus Systems, Inc., a global provider of multi-asset class trade surveillance and market risk solutions, has announced that the firm experienced unprecedented growth in multiple areas in 2020, marking its strongest year to date in revenue and new client onboardings. The company has additional expansion plans for 2021, with deeper penetration in asset classes such…

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January 07, 2021 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LCH ForexClear adds non-deliverable FX options clearing to its offering

Logan Campbell, Global Head, FX Derivatives, Deutsche Bank said: Clearing non-deliverable FX options is a natural product extension to complement cleared non-deliverable forwards. This enables us to benefit from clearing a wider range of our non-deliverable FX products, reducing operational complexity and increasing capital efficiencies with the reduction of risk weighted assets possible through clearing.…

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December 11, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LCH offers clearing services on Oslo Børs Derivatives Market

Christophe Hémon, CEO, LCH SA, commented: We’re delighted to be extending our relationship with Euronext to offer clearing for Oslo Børs Derivatives Market. This is a significant step for us as we continue to expand the number of products and trading venues available to our clearing members. Øivind Amundsen, CEO of Oslo Børs, added: LCH…

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Forex Weekly Look Back
October 16, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

Forex Weekly Look Back: TMGM to sponsor the Australian Open, Peter Tatarnikov talks about the Financial Commission

Hashtacs and Swiss private bank EFG are developing a blockchain platform in a project funded by the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) Financial Sector Technology & Innovation (FSTI) proof-of-concept grant. The platform is called “Project Nathan” and uses distributed ledger technology (DLT) to automate and manage the entire lifecycle of a structured product. Advanced Markets Group,…

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October 14, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

LCH SA to support EU’s SURE program by clearing bonds

Under the SURE programme €87.4 billion of loans will be provided to 16 EU member states. The programme aims to help finance increased national expenditure on short-term work schemes and other similar measures. Similarly, LCH SA will back and clear the upcoming Next Generation EU Bonds. Christophe Hémon, CEO, LCH SA, commented: The Covid-19 pandemic…

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