Opalesque Futures Briefing » Futures Exchanges http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing Futures Briefing Sun, 20 Nov 2016 23:09:55 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.7.1 en hourly 1 MCX to introduce options trading by January http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13152 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13152#comments Sun, 16 Oct 2016 22:07:31 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=13152 The exchange would have liked more non-agricultural commodities to have been allowed when Sebi permitted the trading of options, says MCX CEO. Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX), India’s largest commodities bourse by turnover, plans to introduce options trading by January to boost revenue after the markets regulator permitted the trading of the derivatives at the end of last…

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BSE tweaks incentives for retail participants in derivatives segment http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10560 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10560#comments Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:03:34 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10560 Asia’s oldest stock exchange BSE has introduced incentives for retail investors, who provide open interest in its equity derivative segment. The exchange has changed its trading incentives for brokers as well. While the new retail investor open interest scheme will be effective from September 26, the revised retail trading incentives for brokers will be effective from October 1.
BSE will pay…

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Managed futures provide a very modest increase http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10391 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10391#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:03:44 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10391 Although Managed Futures (MF) apply largely uncorrelated as with the stock exchanges, but they could again contribute half of little to stabilization of the depot. Although at least have the losses of about 4.3% (Credit Suisse Hedge Fund Index / Managed Futures) of the first quarter to be compensated, but seen on half remains a modest increase of 0.6%. In…

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Exchanges keen to sign up for exclusive club http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10377 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10377#comments Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:01:46 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10377 Getting a licence to run the highest grade of exchange in the UK is not cheap. Jumping through the hoops demanded by the Financial Conduct Authority before it will grant Recognised Investment Exchange status can cost as much as £1 million, industry practitioners say.
Nasdaq OMX might soon become the latest exchange operator to decide it would be money well spent.…

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TT to support Taiwan Stock Exchange index http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10118 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10118#comments Sun, 18 May 2014 23:49:58 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10118 Trading Technologies International Inc. (TT) announced that it will introduce support for derivatives based on TAIEX, the Taiwan Stock Exchange’s main stock index. TAIEX derivatives will be available through TT’s existing Eurex Gateway when Eurex and the Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) launch the Eurex/TAIFEX Link on May 15. Through the link, Eurex will list daily futures contracts on TAIEX futures…

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United States Commodity Funds Slashes Fees on 4 ETFs http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10064 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10064#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 02:30:11 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10064 As competition heats up in the exchange traded fund space, United States Commodity Funds is also jumping into the so-called fee war fray, lowering costs on four of its products.
According to a press release, the United States Commodity Index Fund (NYSEArca: USCI) will have a 0.80% total expense ratio, lowered from 0.95%. Additionally, the United States Copper Index ETF (NYSEArca:…

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Regulation greatest barrier to African derivatives exchanges http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10062 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10062#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 02:29:52 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10062 Initiatives to establish derivatives exchanges are underway in several African countries including in Kenya, Nigeria and Zambia but hurdles include technology, regulatory and knowledge gaps.
When the Bond & Derivatives Exchange (Badex) in Zambia concluded its first live trade at 2.49pm on April 15, a US dollar/Zambian kwacha futures contract, the man behind establishing the financial infrastructure necessary for it to…

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ICE to start listing 28 new financial power futures contracts: CFTC filing http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10060 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10060#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 02:29:37 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10060 IntercontinentalExchange will begin listing 28 new futures contracts that will take effect May 12, an exchange filing with the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission showed.
For the Midcontinent Independent System Operator, 13 new contracts are to be listed, including Arkansas Hub day-ahead peak and off-peak fixed price futures, Indiana Hub real-time off-peak mini fixed price futures, Louisiana Hub day-ahead peak…

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Eurex to Launch Index Futures Contracts Based on TASE’s Main Index in June http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10058 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10058#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 02:29:25 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10058 The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and Eurex Exchange, the international derivatives marketplace and part of Deutsche Börse Group, announced today during a joint press briefing, that Eurex Exchange will list and clear index futures based on the TA-25 index, Israel’s blue chip index, as of 9 June 2014. The TA-25 index is one of the most heavily traded regional…

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HKEx to launch metals mini futures contracts this year http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10056 http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10056#comments Mon, 05 May 2014 02:29:10 +0000 shailaja http://www.opalesque.com/Futures_Briefing/?p=10056 Reuters reported that Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited plans to launch copper, aluminium, zinc and coal futures contracts this year the exchange’s first foray into the fiercely competitive, burgeoning Chinese commodities derivatives market.
The company said that it will introduce mini futures for the three base metals based on settlement prices of the futures on the London Metal Exchange…

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