Senior executives in the derivatives market expect the current volatility to last for weeks or months, according to the latest survey from Acuiti.
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.
There are three aspects of uncertainty to the current market crash, which are distinct but inter-related. The virus, the economy and the markets.
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.
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.