Cboe Global’s Howson on the exchange’s expansion in the Asia-Pacific and how it’s celebrating 50 years

May 25, 2023

John Lothian

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​​JLN spoke at FIA Boca 2023 with David Howson, president of Cboe Global Markets, about the company’s most recent activities and how it would be celebrating 50 years in business.

Cboe Global Markets has an Asia-Pacific extension plan for equities that includes activity in Australia and Japan. Foreign exchange asset classes had a good year in 2022, Howson said. 

“FX had a great year last year with all of the global macroeconomic news and events. Market share on the FX platform significantly expanded. NDF trading, in particular, (was) a standout growth area there.” 

The exchange closed the deal to acquire NEO, the Canadian stock exchange, in June 2022, which is helping to scale the equities market in North America and in Canada. NEO also brought an extension to Cboe Global Markets’ listing business. New offerings of SPX and XSP contracts filled out the family of opportunities for the cash-settled index options for which Cboe Global is well known. 

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Cboe Global is refreshing its brand and thanking customers for their business all over the world. Look for celebrations in Canada, Chicago, New York, London, Amsterdam, Sydney, Singapore, and Tokyo, among others. 

We asked Howson: 

What has Cboe Global Markets been up to lately?

How is Cboe celebrating its 50 years of business?

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