Derivatives - All Articles

  • Coronavirus fears spark put trading as investors mull longer term disruption

    Fear in financial markets at the spread of the coronavirus is making many investors reconsider how to position for the year's first quarter.

    • 30 Jan 2020
  • Nigeria FX weakening raises hedging question for OMO trade

    A popular frontier market trade in Nigerian open market operations (OMOs), central bank securities, has been faltering on the back of local currency depreciation, which if deepened will force foreign market participants to consider eating into their returns with an FX hedge.

    • 30 Jan 2020
  • BIS calls for boosted buy-side adoption of FX code

    The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) has pushed buy-side firms to engage more fully in adopting the FX Global Code, an ethical framework for the FX market.

    • 30 Jan 2020
  • Ex-UBS structuring head emerges at digi assets firm

    Shane Edwards, former global head of solutions and structuring and global head of equity derivatives at UBS, has joined Diginex, a digital asset firm.

    • 29 Jan 2020
  • Ex-DTCC policy head joins MIAX

    Mark Wetjen, formerly head of global public policy at the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation (DTCC), has joined the Miami International Securities Exchange (MIAX).

    • 28 Jan 2020
  • More calls for lenders to take Libor transition stance

    Corporate debt advisers have joined the call for lenders to make clear their plans for the transition away from Libor, as frustration takes hold among some bank clients that a solution still seems far away.

    • 28 Jan 2020
  • BSE signs Brent agreement with ICE

    BSE, formerly the Bombay Stock Exchange, will use the Intercontinental Exchange’s ICE Brent Index as the final settlement price for its Brent futures contract.

    • 27 Jan 2020
  • FIA begs for clarity on margin treatment

    The Futures Industry Association (FIA) has called on the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to change its rules to provide more clarity on the margin treatment for separate customer accounts.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Equities takes shine off SGX results

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) has reported mixed quarterly results from derivatives trading and clearing, with weakness in its equities derivatives segment contrasting with strength in currency and commodities.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • People moves in brief

    No more Vice at ICE — Barclays places Hill at risk — HSBC picks head of new illiquid credit syndicate unit

    • 23 Jan 2020