CBOE's head of global data solutions, Catherine Clay, pointed to a few initiatives that are keeping CBOE on the forefront of fintech innovation. The exchange company has developed new investment vehicles, such as bitcoin futures, to be rolled out in 4Q17. According to Benzinga News.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) plans to introduce long-dated contract months for its Hang Seng Index (HSI) and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index (HSCEI) Futures and increase the long-dated contract months for its HSI and HSCEI Options, with maturities up to 5.5 years, on 4-Dec.
HKEX will require a more flexible approach in order to become competitive in attracting listings by high-tech and disruptive companies amid a general slowdown in IPOs on the exchange, according to the Nikkei Asian Review.
MOEX: Bank of Russia will start buying gold on MOEX from 1-Nov; according to TASS.
JPX: Colt Technology Services will provide direct connectivity between trading venues in Tokyo and Chicago for JPX's new inter-exchange service "JPX-Chicago Co-Location Direct". According to PR Newswire.
Zimbabwe SE (ZSE) fired CEO, Alban Chirume filed a counter claim arguing he is entitled to a company vehicle his employers wants him to return.
CFTC Chairman, Christopher Giancarlo, believes US financial stability could be at risk if a liquidity shock hits LSE’s LCH. Published by MLex.
Brexit: Goldman Sachs’s Lloyd Blankfein sees Frankfurt becoming a key European base for GS, reported by the BBC.
China will struggle to launch its long-awaited nationwide carbon trading scheme this year. It has faced delays due to unreliable data and other regulatory problems. According to Reuters.