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IG Group Holdings

IG Group Holdings

UK-based IG Group has reportedly suspended leveraged trading in 900 small stocks, a response to heightened levels of risk posed by volatile retail trading. Its customers will be allowed to buy shares outright but must use their own funds to cover positions.

Futures Industry Association

Futures Industry Association

In a presentation this week to the European Securities and Markets Authority on market challenges in the spring of 2020, the FIA recommended several changes to clearinghouse margin models, including improving the design and application of margin floors.

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Nasdaq, the New York Stock Exchange and Cboe Global Markets have sued the SEC over its new rules on the collection, consolidation and dissemination of market data, saying a public data feed overhaul undermines their proprietary data businesses.

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd

In the first equity investment in a mainland futures exchange by a non-mainland Chinese investor, Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. (HKEX) said it has taken a 7 percent stake in the Guangzhou Futures Exchange (GFE).

Ed Tilly – The Path to Electronic Trading

Ed Tilly – The Path to Electronic Trading

In a recent Zoom interview with John Lothian News for the JLN MarketsWiki Education Path to Electronic Trading series, Cboe Global Markets Chairman. President and CEO Ed Tilly shared the story of his start in the options industry and how that led him on a path towards electronic trading. 

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation

The role of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. has come under some scrutiny after its subsidiary, the National Securities Clearing Corp., last week raised margin requirements amid a spike in volatility in certain suddenly popular stocks.

Robinhood

Robinhood

Online brokerage Robinhood on Friday said it would allow limited buying of shares and options contracts on about a dozen volatile stocks, including GameStop, after imposing a temporary -- and controversial -- limit on buying the securities the previous day.

Short sale

Short sale

Online buyers of shares of the videogame company GameStop reportedly squeezed out hedge funds holding short positions in the company and sent the stock rocketing higher.

National Stock Exchange of India

National Stock Exchange of India

For a second consecutive year, the National Stock Exchange of India was ranked as the world’s largest derivatives exchange by volume traded in 2020, according to data from the Futures Industry Association.

Suzanne Cosgrove

Suzanne Cosgrove

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Suzanne Cosgrove is a journalist and communications professional who was formerly director of corporate communications at Cboe Global Markets. She is a contributing editor at John Lothian News.

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