Exchanges/OTC & Clearing

Go Small or Go Home: CME’s Micro Launch

Smaller contract means more flexibility There are anywhere from 50,000 to 200,000 active retail users of futures. Meanwhile, there are some 13 million retail accounts trading other parts of the market that do not trade futures. CME Group wants...

Chinese Day Traders Manipulating US Markets

Chinese-based day traders are taking increasingly sophisticated steps to manipulate stocks traded on US markets, according to a surveillance firm executive.

Research and analysis conducted by Eventus Systems, a compliance, surveillance, and risk management firm, has detected regular instances of manipulation by Chinese-based traders trading predominantly Chinese companies listed on US stock exchanges.

New York’s New West Coast Digs

New trading floor just a part of NYSE's new San Francisco facility NYSE is set to have new digs in San Francisco when its NYSE West facility opens Monday, March 11.   Obviously, New York is the area most thought of when it comes to all things...

ESMA Keeping Tight Leash On EU Trading Venues

Steven Maijoor, chair of the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), said MiFID II rules launched in January are indeed living up to expectations of pushing more trading onto exchanges, but more work may be required. In...

More Exchange News for Today

CME to add options for Black Sea grain futures Reuters Staff CME Group is to introduce options contracts for its Black Sea wheat and corn futures as it seeks to further develop the derivatives targeting a major export zone....

HKEx Looks To Make A Major Clearinghouse Upgrade

Today's markets and regulations are pushing exchanges to improve their technology, risk models and capital services. As such, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing has embarked on a major revamp of the clearing house's platform, looking...

Sincere Flattery and Competition

"Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," wrote English cleric and writer Charles Caleb Colton. The NYSE and Nasdaq have flattered each other plenty over the years as they competed globally in the exchange and OTC market space....

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