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VIX

VIX

The Cboe Volatility Index, aka the VIX, hit 62.12 on Monday, its highest level since the financial crisis. According to Bloomberg News, some traders are steeling themselves for the possibility that it will hit triple digits on Tuesday.

Heike Eckert

Heike Eckert

Heike Eckert will be appointed as a full member of the executive board of Deutsche Börse AG As of 1 July 2020, and will be responsible for the newly formed Executive Board division Human Resources and Compliance.

Euronext

Euronext

Euronext on Friday announced its first Performance Share Plan granting free shares to all its employees, subject to approval by Euronext shareholders. Every eligible Euronext employee will receive a grant of 10 performance shares.  

Aquis Exchange

Aquis Exchange

The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has given Aquis Exchange approval for its acquisition of the exchange business of NEX Group from CME Group.

Mexican Stock Exchange

Mexican Stock Exchange

The Mexican Stock Exchange (BMV Group) and GuavaTech have announced an agreement to offer BMV ´s market data through GuavaTech at the Equinix NY5 datacenter, providing clients with direct access to BMV's equity and derivatives markets in a managed environment....

TP ICAP

TP ICAP

TP Icap has launched an M&A trading desk in Europe amid signs of a recovery in M&A in Emea and activist investors pushing for strategic change at companies in the region, Financial News reported.

Robbie McDonnell

Robbie McDonnell

Robbie McDonnell, a longtime Trading Technologies executive, was just appointed CEO of The Confidere Group's Australian business.

Seth Merrin

Seth Merrin

Seth Merrin, Liquidnet's founder and chief executive officer, will step down from the role after almost 20 years. He will maintain his role as chairman but turn the CEO position over to Brian Conroy, who joined a year ago.

Hester Serafini

Hester Serafini

Hester Serafini has been named interim president of ICE Clear Europe. She was previously president of ICE Clear US, starting in January 2017.

London Stock Exchange Group

London Stock Exchange Group

The London Stock Exchange Group’s attempt to acquire Refinitiv for $27bn is being delayed by intense scrutiny from Brussels, which could mean regulators will subject the deal to a lengthier investigation than the companies had hoped.

TriOptima

TriOptima

CME Group’s TriOptima, a provider of collateral management and post-trade services for OTC derivatives, announced that it is extending its triResolve Margin collateral management service to support automated SWIFT payment capabilities.

E*TRADE

E*TRADE

According to a Bloomberg News article, "the era of independent online brokers is over," as Morgan Stanley acquires E*Trade in a $13 billion deal.   

Members Exchange

JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Jane Street Capital have joined a number of other big Wall Street firms in a new round of funding for Members Exchange, a new stock-trading venue looking to challenge the established stock exchanges.

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

SarahRudolph@JohnLothian.com MarketsWiki Profile

Sarah Rudolph is Editor-in-Chief at John Lothian NewsShe is a Chicago-based journalist who has concentrated on financial services. She joined John Lothian News in 2008.

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