Day of the aggregators
The ware-rich project
US regulator is working on registration procedures, as well as market abuse codes, says CFTC CIO Rogers
Bloomberg has launched a derivatives valuation service that aims to increase transparency and flexibility in the market
Markit/DTCC joint venture will register as designated swap execution facility under US financial reform, despite having no plans for trade execution
Hedge funds and dealers reported to suffer losses from recent equity derivatives moves
Increased protection selling on sovereigns raises fears about systemic risk
The US government's bank stress tests appear to have been successful in stabilising financial markets, but some market observers believe they are obscuring broader systemic problems and could hamper efforts to deal with toxic assets.
London-based liquidity aggregation platform LiquidityHub stopped operating last week, having endured a lack of market interest in the face of the credit crunch.
The new UBS Bloomberg CMCI Food Index provides direct exposure to the food sector.
London-based electronic trading consortium LiquidityHub today added dollar interest rate swaps to its fixed-income liquidity-aggregation system.
JP Morgan has created an index that seeks to exploit the carry trade in emerging-market currencies.
Worries have been raised in the diamond industry about plans aimed at creating a derivatives market in the gems, which were aired in Antwerp last week.
London-based electronic trading consortium LiquidityHub plans to start distributing the liquidity of 15 banks in interest rate swaps by the third quarter of this year.
LiquidityHub, the London-based electronic trading consortium, has signed agreements to distribute its liquidity in the interest rate swap and US Treasury bond markets across the Reuters and Bloomberg trading platforms.
After a meeting with the International Swaps and Derivatives Association, UK-based cut diamond market data provider Polished Prices is putting together a working group aimed at creating a market in diamond derivatives.
JP Morgan has launched indexes tracking the level of implied volatility in G7 and emerging-market economies.
UK-based diamond market data provider Polished Prices, with New York-based news service Bloomberg and three international banks, has published a discussion paper on developing a market for diamond derivatives.
Robert MacLeod has been made chief executive of London-based LiquidityHub, a venture that aims to electronically pool the fixed income liquidity of 11 investment banks.