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CME Group

EBS Plans Matching Engine Changes as Part of Migration to Globex

EBS is planning to change how clients match on its EBS Market platform as part of a planned migration to CME Globex, including a new matching engine infrastructure. The firm, which was bought by CME Group in 2018, is in the throes of migrating its fixed income BrokerTec platform to Globex later this year and […]

Mixed Data from Primary FX Venues

The three primary FX venues have all followed the first group of platforms to report average daily volume (ADV) with a month-on-month rise, however unlike the latter, year-on-year turnover is lower. EBS, which is owned by CME Group, reports ADV of $69.3 billion in June, a 22.2% rebound from the horrible May data, but still […]

In the FICC of It

In this week’s podcast, P&L managing editor Colin Lambert takes a look at the week’s news, including a brief look at the month-end Fix and the “Friday phenomena” in liquidity, leading him to describe the overall experience as “not a good look for the market – although he does also ask the question, “has much […]

Where Do We Go from Here?

After record highs in major market indexes on February 19, the S&P witnessed its fastest bear market in history. The unprecedented loss of global wealth – and ensuing global monetary and fiscal policy responses – were equally historic. Should investors be “buying the dips” or “selling the rips”? During Profit & Loss Dial-In Day earlier […]

Further FX Platforms Report ADV Drop in April

Following the first group of platforms to report average daily volume for FX markets in April, the primary venues as well as FXSpotStream and Integral have also posted month-on-month declines – the latter two saw year-on-year increases, however for the primaries there were drops. Refinitiv says that spot FX ADV across its platforms was $79 […]

Primary FX Venues Record Volume Boost in March

The primary FX venues have followed other platforms by reporting strong gains in average daily volume (ADV) in March with CME Group and Refinitiv hitting their highest levels since September 2014 and EBS the highest since January 2013. Refinitiv actually hit the highest turnover across FX products since it started reporting data in April 2009 […]

CME to Reinforce FX Options Expiry Process

CME Group has announced changes to the way it calculates the fixing prices for 13 of its dollar-based FX option contracts. Currently CME calculates the fixing rate using three trades across its platforms in the one minute prior to 9am CT on a weighted basis. This is being increased to 20 trades from April 19, […]

CME Moves to Fix the Gold Market Dislocation

With gold markets struggling to operate efficiently due to delivery concerns, CME Group has announced the launch of a new gold futures contract with expanded delivery options that include 100-troy ounce, 400-troy ounce and 1-kilo gold bars. The new contract is expected to launch with a first expiration of April 2020, pending regulatory approval and will […]

More Positive News from FX Platforms

Following new records for three platforms reported earlier this week, a second group of platforms has unveiled strong turnover data for February. CME Group says that notional average daily volume (ADV) across its futures and options product suite was $98 billion in February, a 33.1% increase from January and a 32.6% increase from February 2019. […]