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30 Mar 2020 — John Feeney

In this post I will look briefly at each crisis as I remember the impacts on the markets and the way trading desks adapted to the circumstances.

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24 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

A call from ISDA CEO Scott O'Malia to keep markets open

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20 Mar 2020 — Deputy Editor

Senior executives in the derivatives market expect the current volatility to last for weeks or months, according to the latest survey from Acuiti.

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19 Mar 2020 — Ambasuthan Jananayagam

The complexity of the financial system is exacerbating uncertainty, and so governments and their respective central banks are compensating by pledging significant support: in effect they are guessing what the market’s guestimate of the potential damage is. 

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17 Mar 2020 — Ambasuthan Jananayagam

There are three aspects of uncertainty to the current market crash, which are distinct but inter-related. The virus, the economy and the markets.

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02 Mar 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Find out whether the FCA request to adopt SONIA on March 2nd has taken hold

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31 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

JP Morgan has just published its fourth e-trading survey, which included questions about macro market trends and transformational technologies for 2020. Institutional and professional traders working in FX, Rates and Commodities shared their insights and predictions for the year ahead.

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30 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

An announcement from the FCA and Bank of England puts forward a date for the GBP market to switch to SONIA

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24 Jan 2020 — Bill Hodgson

Statistics on the US IRD market show that alternatives to USD LIBOR have yet to pick up any appreciable volume.

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21 Jan 2020 — Deputy Editor

Statistics released by FIA show that trading activity in exchange-traded derivatives markets rose by 13.7% in 2019 to reach a record of 34.47 billion contracts. Futures volume rose 12% to 19.24 billion contracts, while options volume rose 16% to 15.23 billion contracts.

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18 Dec 2019 — Deputy Editor

Saxo Bank and Geely are establishing a JV to provide financial and regulatory technology solutions to financial institutions in China. The JV will be an equal fifty per cent split between Saxo Bank and Geely.

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11 Dec 2019 — Bill Hodgson

Using public data ClarusFT show four trends in the OTC Swaps marketing during this year

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