Navigating volatility main challenge for derivatives market – panel

A panel of senior executives discussed the ongoing market volatility and the need of reform within the retail sector as well as regulatory complexities facing the UK and European derivatives market

Clarity key to entry into emerging markets derivatives - FOW panel

Speaking at the FOW Trading London Conference on Wednesday, a panel of experts weighed up the pros and cons of emerging markets derivatives

LME’s Chamberlain to bolster ‘resiliency’ after landmark nickel win

The chief executive of the London Metal Exchange (LME) has said the firm will redouble efforts to reinforce resilience and liquidity after winning a key court case

LME wins UK case on nickel, Elliott to appeal decision

Elliott Associates has signalled its intention to appeal its legal case against the London Metal Exchange (LME), after the London-based venue won a case regarding its decision to terminate trades in the wake of severe volatility in its nickel market in March last year

HKEX to launch T-Bond Futures in first quarter 2024

The circular released by HKEX on Tuesday outlined the anticipated commencement of the 10-year China MOF T-Bond Futures Contract set for Q1 2024

Eurex updates market disruption framework

Deutsche Boerse-owned Eurex this week announced new rules for disrupted markets, after recent crises prompted a consultation from the exchange

HKEX, Chinese carbon trading platform partner on ESG ecosystem

Under the terms of the MoU, HKEX and China Beijing Green Exchange will collaborate to promote green and sustainable finance

CIX looks to Japan with Mizuho backing

Mizuho Financial Group has become the latest regional firm to back carbon trading specialist Climate Impact X (CIX), accelerating efforts to develop Japanese markets

Traditional exchanges' weekend closures expose trading clients – Acuiti

Acuiti and D2X group published on Tuesday a report titled ‘The Future of Digital Asset Market Structure in Europe’ which found that, while the crypto market operates 24/7, traditional financial markets are shut at the weekend

Australian regulator to ‘closely monitor’ ASX back office project

Australian regulatory authorities have said they will keep a close watch on the delivery of replacement clearing and settlement systems at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), after the publication of the last of its mandated reports laying out its alternative plan

Hiring is becoming ‘operational risk’ for banks' derivatives arms – Acuiti

Problems attracting and retaining talent risk increasing pressure on sell side firms with derivatives clearing and trading businesses, according to research firm Acuiti

Bybit enhances portfolio margin service to cover spot, derivatives

Ben Zhou, co-founder and chief executive of Bybit said: "This enhanced feature empowers traders to navigate market volatility with greater confidence, optimise risk management practices, and potentially reap the rewards of successful crypto trading."

Saudi Exchange launches first single stock options

The Saudi Exchange, also known as Tadawul, said on Monday that the four single stock options contracts are now available to trade, which allows regional and international traders to manage portfolio risks effectively

LME delays trading tech upgrade by at least two months

The London Metal Exchange (LME) has confirmed it will delay its trading platform upgrade to the summer, to allow members who use technology vendors to manage the onboarding process

HKEX eyes China Treasury Bond Futures for international investors

The introduction of Treasury Bond Futures within HKEX's RMB and China-product ecosystem aims to aid regional and global investors seeking access to China in effectively mitigating their interest rate and investment risks

Bitget Wallet enhances perpetual futures trading functionality

Under the partnership, Bitget Wallet clients can connect to the WOOFi platform, which will allow traders to perform cross-chain transactions, blockchain-based cross-chain staking services, and various other features on WOOFi

Margin on treasury futures spikes in three years – OpenGamma

Margin costs for US treasury future positions has jumped significantly since November 2020, which could be problematic for hedge funds looking to benefit from differences between the derivatives contracts and cash equivalents according to specialist data analytics firm OpenGamma

Trade bodies call for extension to European energy reforms

A group of 11 trade bodies has called for at least a doubling of the proposed implementation period for new European energy market reforms brought in after last year’s turmoil

Eurex stresses importance of regulated cryptocurrency markets

Michael Peters, chief executive officer of Eurex, said the Frankfurt-based exchange now has about 20 firms actively trading its bitcoin futures contracts which hit 10,000 lots in October

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