Learning Curves

  • CFTC's Tarbert signals digital ambitions

    CFTC's Tarbert signals digital ambitions

    US Commodity Futures Trading Commission chairman Heath Tarbert has maintained the crypto friendly stance of his predecessor in a TV interview in which he talked up the importance of the US leading on digital asset technology.

  • FSB pushes ISDA on Ibor triggers

    FSB pushes ISDA on Ibor triggers

    The Financial Stability Board (FSB) has called on the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) to include a pre-cessation trigger as standard language in definitions of new derivatives, warning of potentially disruptive market fragmentation as some interbank offered rates (Ibors) near a drop-off in relevance.

  • MGEX launches new vol futures

    MGEX launches new vol futures

    The Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX) has launched futures referencing the SPIKES volatility index in its effort to compete in the volatility trading market.