Posts written by Sarah Rudolph

B3

B3

B3 S.A. and CME Group announced an agreement to jointly develop risk management products for both Brazilian domestic and global market participants, beginning with the planned launch of futures on Brazilian soybeans in Q3 2020.

Nikhil Rathi

Nikhil Rathi

Nikhil Rathi, the former CEO of the London Stock Exchange (LSE), has been appointed CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, following Andrew Bailey’s recent move to become governor of the Bank of England.

HKEX

HKEX

HKEX, which is celebrating its 20-year anniversary this month, has launched its first university scholarship program in Hong Kong, just two days after announcing the launch of the HKEX Foundation and its first flagship charity partnership program.

Hester Serafini

Hester Serafini

Hester Serafini has been appointed president of ICE Clear Europe, Intercontinental Exchange, Inc.'s London-based clearing house. She had been interim president since February.

Euronext

Euronext

Euronext has launched a new suite of ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) products and services, including a new Euronext ESG 80 index and derivatives.  

Montreal Exchange Inc.

Montreal Exchange Inc.

Montréal Exchange announced the launch of CORRA Futures, a new three-month futures contract based on the Canadian Overnight Repo Rate Average benchmark.

Mexican Stock Exchange

Mexican Stock Exchange

Shareholders of the Mexican Stock Exchange on Friday elected Marco Martinez, the former president of Santander’s Mexican unit, to be its new board president (chairman), succeeding Jaime Ruiz Sacristan, who died in April.

SIX Group

SIX Group

SIX Group successfully completed its acquisition of a controlling stake in BME (Bolsa y Mercados Espanoles), resulting in a combined group that will be the third largest financial market infrastructure operator in Europe by revenue.

Cboe Futures Exchange

Cboe Futures Exchange

The Cboe Futures Exchange filed with the CFTC Tuesday to launch mini futures on the Cboe Volatility Index.  The mini futures will be a 10th of the size of VIX futures but will have the same settlement dates.

Xavier Rolet

Xavier Rolet

Xavier Rolet, who headed the LSE for more than eight years, said the current debate about shorter market hours is “irrelevant” as human trading is on its way out as algorithms take over from the trading floors, Financial News reported.      

Unsung Heroes: OCC’s Dan Busby

Unsung Heroes: OCC’s Dan Busby

Dan Busby has his hands full as head of operations at OCC, but he insists he is having fun. He and his team are responsible for the back office operations for the world’s biggest equity derivatives clearing organization.

Nasdaq, Inc.

Nasdaq, Inc.

Nasdaq overtook the New York Stock Exchange in initial public offerings this year after the coronavirus pandemic decreased activity and reined in celebrations of corporate debuts on the NYSE’s historic trading floor, WSJ reports.

People’s Bank of China

People’s Bank of China

The People's Bank of China said it will “unswervingly” support Hong Kong’s role as an international financial center, in a statement backing the Beijing government’s controversial move to introduce a national security law for the territory.

Hester M. Peirce

Hester M. Peirce

President Trump nominated Hester Peirce for a second term at the SEC on Tuesday. Her current term is scheduled to expire June 5, but can continue for about 18 more months while the Senate reviews her nomination.

Sarah Rudolph

Sarah Rudolph

Editor-in-Chief

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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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