10 March 2015

February US Listed Options Volumes Drop; BATS and MIAX ...

US listed options volumes were down 12% in February 2015 compared to a year earlier. Despite the slow month, BATS and MIAX have made significant gains in market share. rest of story...


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    Aligning Risk and Valuations in a Consistent Framework

    Intensifying regulatory demands for risk transparency and calculations for asset valuations are further complicated as firms increasingly trade multiple asset classes in the search for alpha. As a result, ...
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    Bitcoin Options: The Evolution of a New Asset Class

    Bitcoin has created quite a buzz in the investment community, and a number of exchanges have emerged to trade the virtual currency. And soon, investors will have a way to hedge their price exposure to the highly ...
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    Forex Clearing Slow in Coming

    U.S. and European regulators want more of the currency derivatives market to be centrally cleared. But they are taking their time finalizing the rules to clear forex derivatives trading. Gavin Wells, chief ...

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Industry Utility for Trade Reporting: Has Its Time Come?

Sudhir Gupta, Cognizant

Keeping up with strict trade reporting and compliance standards hasn’t been easy or cheap. Every new mandate triggers significant capital expenditures and follow-on operating costs, and with every regulatory change or foray into a new jurisdiction, institutions have to evaluate and likely upgrade... Continue

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