Derivatives Exchange of the Year - IntercontinentalExchange

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Derivatives exchanges have been among the few institutions to benefit from the unprecedented volatility in the past 12 months. With dealers and end-users frantically moving to hedge positions and minimise exposures, combined with increased regulatory pressures to move a sizeable chunk of the over-the-counter business onto exchanges, most derivatives bourses have reported a rise in revenues and trading volumes.

With European and US regulators in particular zeroing in on the credit derivatives mar