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CME Group

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. […]

TriOptima Expands triResolve for Swift Payments

TriOptima, an OTC derivatives market infrastructure service, today announced that it is extending its triResolve Margin collateral management service to support automated Swift payment capabilities. The new settlement automation service provides instant connectivity to the Swift network for cash transfers and securities settlement, as well as direct access to a broad range of custodians and […]

Primary Venue FX Volumes Remain Lower YoY

While activity on the primary FX venues was mixed month-on-month thanks to January not being a roll month for CME, average daily volume (ADV) on all three venues was lower year-on-year. Refinitiv reports ADV of $83 billion for spot FX across its platforms in January, a 6.4% increase from December, but a 12.6% decline from […]

CME Fines and Suspends Three for Indirect FX Wash Trades

CME Group has announced sanctions against three traders for indirect wash trades in FX futures on Globex. The three, Adrien Froidure, Pierre Tomatis and Charlotte Sanit-Paul, neither admit nor deny the rule violation, and they were fined $20,000 by CME and banned from direct and indirect access to any designated contract market, derivatives clearing organization, […]