Hugh Freedberg will succeed André Villeneuve as chairman of London-based derivatives exchange NYSE Liffe.
Despite being the only firm to launch a centralised clearing platform for credit default swap (CDS) index trades, London-based derivatives exchange NYSE Liffe has yet to clear any trades, a situation it blames on the uncertain regulatory landscape in...
Amid fierce competition and regulatory scrutiny, the combined initiative by derivatives exchange Liffe and clearing house LCH.Clearnet for clearing credit default swaps was launched on December 22. Will the two companies have a first-mover advantage?...
High margin requirements may make central clearing of single-name credit default swaps (CDS) impossibly expensive, according to one clearing specialist.
London-based derivatives exchange Liffe, which launched its joint central clearing solution with LCH.Clearnet for credit default swaps (CDSs) in Europe on December 22, will roll out the service to US customers in the next few weeks.
BClear, the clearing platform of NYSE Euronext's derivatives business, Liffe, will clear commodity swaps and options in Q1 2009.
A large part of the over-the-counter derivatives market will shift towards central clearing houses by next year, as the collapse of Lehman Brothers on September 15 forces banks to reassess counterparty risk posed by other dealers.
London-based derivatives exchange Liffe will begin clearing contracts linked to the Markit iTraxx indexes of European credit default swaps (CDSs) during the fourth quarter of 2008.
SuperDerivatives, a London-based option pricing services provider, and the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (Liffe) have announced a strategic partnership to provide SuperDerivatives’ users with direct access to the Liffe...
London-based derivatives exchange Liffe is to list options on the iShares FTSE 100 and DJ Euro Stoxx 50 exchange-traded funds (ETFs), which are operated by San Francisco-based asset manager Barclays Global Investors.
London-based derivatives exchange Liffe added various Russian and eastern European equities to its BClear platform on December 5. The platform provides exchange-like clearing to wholesale over-the-counter equity derivatives trades.
JP Morgan and London-based derivatives exchange Liffe are pairing to launch a bespoke index future on Liffe's Bclear platform on September 10.
Euronext’s derivatives business Liffe has developed a new trade matching algorithm for its short term interest rate (STIR) futures contracts, which will include a time element in the allocation process.
Technical problems yesterday morning caused the London International Financial Futures and Options exchange to halt trading of its Euribor and CAC40 futures products.
Euronext.liffe, the London-based derivatives exchange, will launch futures and options based on raw sugar next month.
Euronext.Liffe, the European derivatives exchange, will cut its fees for trading equity options through its electronic trading platform, Liffe Connect, from November 1.
Surging trading volumes this year, specifically on short-term interest rate (Stir) futures and options products, caused processing capacity problems at the London Financial Futures and Options Exchange (Liffe), according to RiskNews’ sister publication,...
The London International Financial Futures & Options Exchange (Liffe), part of pan-European exchange Euronext, will offer three-month Eurodollar futures and options contracts starting on March 18.
US electronic stock exchange Nasdaq has pulled out of its joint venture with Euronext.Liffe to create a market for single-stock futures.
Regulation from continental Europe has acted as a "straightjacket" around Euronext.liffe’s efforts to bring all its derivatives products together on a single electronic trading platform, according to Nick Weinreb, head of group regulation at Euronext.liffe.