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  • Volatility climbs up to 15% as S&P 500 loses its footing

    Volatility on the S&P 500 has surged to its highest point since last August as the US blue-chip index briefly halted its climb upwards this week.

    • 31 Jan 2018
  • CFTC whacks $47m fine on UBS, HSBC, Deutsche

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC) brought in a $46.6m haul on Monday after filing and settling spoofing charges against UBS, HSBC and Deutsche Bank.

    • 30 Jan 2018
  • Lords urge UK government to 'resist' CCP relocation

    A report published by the UK House of Lords on Saturday encouraged the government to “resist” new European Commission measures to relocate systemically important clearing houses in London to EU member states.

    • 29 Jan 2018
  • GlobalCapital Americas Derivatives Awards 2018: the nominees

    GlobalCapital is pleased to announce the nominees for this year’s Americas Derivatives Awards.

    • 29 Jan 2018
  • Rates worries drive record Eurodollar interest on CME

    The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group on Wednesday said that it had seen record open interest for Eurodollar futures, at 14.5m contracts, partially attributing the move to hedging for potential Fed rate hikes.

    • 26 Jan 2018
  • CDS market’s euro optimism has caveats

    It’s that time of year again, when plutocrats and power brokers meet in Davos for the World Economic Forum.

    • 25 Jan 2018
  • EU member states put CCP resolution file in waiting mode

    European Union member states in the process of thrashing out legislation on central counterparty clearing house (CCP) resolution procedures have put their negotiations on ice, as the project is contingent on a separate file that is still unresolved.

    • 25 Jan 2018
  • FIA and ISDA: let national regulators do their jobs

    Two influential derivatives trade bodies have questioned elements of a European Commission proposal that would centralise supervisory powers with pan-European securities watchdog ESMA, arguing that national supervisors have a “strong knowledge of local markets” and that the move seemed “premature”.

    • 25 Jan 2018
  • HSBC hires credit trader

    Former Citi credit trader James Duffy will be joining HSBC in London to trade financials single name credit default swaps.

    • 24 Jan 2018
  • ISDA appoints MetLife derivs expert

    Jason Manske, the chief hedging officer and head of global derivatives and liquid markets at insurance giant MetLife, has joined the International Swaps and Derivatives Association's board of directors.

    • 24 Jan 2018