Derivatives trading

OSTTRA launches solution to cut paper based confirmations for OTC derivatives

OSTTRA, a global post-trade solutions company, has launched a paper digitisation service that will reduce the time required to process paper-based confirmations for OTC...

Sell side progress on derivatives clearing capacity and give-ups

The post-trade systems of derivatives clearing banks performed significantly better during the volatility of the first quarter in 2022 compared to the beginning of...

Profile: Nicky Maan

Nicky Maan, CEO of Spectrum Markets, explains why now is the right time for a new derivatives trading platform What were the drivers behind Spectrum...

Derivatives trading focus: Restricting access to derivatives

In 2022 regulation and market activity may see greater adoption of derivatives, but traders need to be cognisant of their limitations. Dan Barnes reports. Derivatives,...

LSEG to close CurveGlobal market

The London Stock Exchange Group is closing derivatives exchange CurveGlobal Markets after failing to compete with its US and European rivals. The platform for interest-rate...

Capital markets retain healthy glow in H1, according to WFE

The buoyancy seen in 2020 continued into 2021, thanks to the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccines, the additional stimulus packages approved by governments, the...

Viewpoint: Bank index futures, by Charlotte Alliot

Charlotte Alliot, Head of Institutional Derivatives at Euronext spoke to Best Execution about trading the Eurozone banking sector using derivatives. Why did Euronext launch the...

Viewpoint: Aparajita Dalal: Derivative Exchange Notifications

At a moment’s notice Tracking exchange notifications that affect listed derivatives reference data is laborious. Overlooking notices is easily done and can be costly. Aparajita...

Viewpoint: The impact of regulation: Tim Keady

Rearchitecting your compliance framework. Tim Keady, Managing Director, Head of DTCC Solutions and Chief Client Officer at DTCC. Since the 2008 financial crisis the industry has confronted numerous waves...

ISDA survey shows IM increase as UMR phase in continues

It was no surprise that the amount of regulatory initial margin (IM) continued to increase in 2020 as margin rules for non-cleared derivatives were...

Women in Finance : Supurna VedBrat : Being on point

Supurna VedBrat, Global Head of Trading at BlackRock, talks to Lynn Strongin Dodds about strategic planning, diversity of thought and transferable skillsets Although Supurna VedBrat,...

The role of ESG derivatives in hedging and pricing

As environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues grow in importance, the derivatives markets can play a key role in the transition to a sustainable...

Benefits of final phase of UMR less clear, according new LCH paper

The final phases of the uncleared margin rules (UMR) may prove onerous and as participants start to evaluate the process, it is less clear...

Derivatives trading focus : Overview : Lynn Strongin Dodds

BUMPS IN THE ROAD. Lynn Strongin Dodds looks at how the derivatives market has fared in the pandemic and the challenges ahead. As with all asset...

Derivatives trading profile : John Straley : DTCC

John Straley, Executive Director of Institutional Trade Processing, with responsibility for DTCC’s Margin Transit Utility (MTU) explains how Covid-19 underlined the importance of automation. How...