September 28, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

HKEX adds five new MSCI futures contracts

Open interest in MSCI contracts registered significant growth in September during the during the quarterly and monthly roll periods for futures contracts, showing increased demand for the MSCI derivatives products on HKEX. The MSCI Taiwan Net Total Return (NTR) futures contract, in particular, had open interest of $465 million as of 25 September, reporting a…

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August 03, 2020 BY Steffy Bogdanova

HKEX launches new MSCI index futures contracts

Earlier in May, HKEX signed a 10-year licensing agreement with MSCI to license a suite of MSCI indexes in Asia and Emerging Markets for the release of 37 futures and options contracts in Hong Kong. The agreement broadens the partnership further and anchors the two companies’ commitment to a long-term product development and innovation programme…

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January 02, 2018 BY Valentina Kirilova

Dollar starts 2018 low, good days for the euro

The dollar fell to its lowest in over three months on Tuesday, while surprisingly upbeat Chinese manufacturing data ensured there was no serious new year hangover for world shares despite a groggy start for Europe, Reuters reported earlier today. Sentiment was also helped by news that North Korea had offered an olive branch to South…

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June 21, 2017 BY Valentina Kirilova

Hong Kong SFC includes A shares in MSCI Emerging Markets Index

MSCI announced today that beginning in June 2018, it will include A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. Mr Ashley Alder, the SFC’s Chief Executive Officer, commented: The inclusion of A shares in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index signifies the growing importance of the A-share market to international investors, and will further strengthen Hong…

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October 05, 2016 BY Valentina Kirilova

Eurex’ MSCI segment reaches 1 million contracts of open interest for the first time in September

Deutsche Börse has just announced Eurex' September report. The investment behaviour of the buy side is undergoing structural changes. Passive products like Exchange Traded Funds (ETF) are gaining momentum. This changes the investment behaviour on the derivatives markets and increasingly shapes the product offering of exchanges. Eurex CEO Thomas Book commented when presenting Deutsche Börse Group’s…

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