Exchange shorts: Cboe, NSE, BYMA & more

January 22, 2018 10:52 AM

Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) President expects the exchange to launch more cryptocurrency futures products within the near futures. Bitcoin futures reached their first settlement date last week, according to a report by Strategic Coin.
Cboe welcomed new issuer Barclays to the Cboe ETF Marketplace, with the launch of two exchange-traded notes (ETNs),  together with the “New ETNs”.

Bolsas Y Mercados (BYMA) terminated its preliminary agreement with ROFEX on market interconnection. ROFEX members will be invited to apply for a direct BYMA membership at no cost and similarly BYMA members accessing ROFEX products will be allowed to join ROFEX. BYMA also cancelled the MERVAL Index license for futures contracts. March and June MERVAL futures contracts will remain open until expiration date.

The National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) is considering all options to protect its business, as SGX is to launch single-stock futures trading of Nifty 50 companies. NSE is also working with regulators and government to make its markets more attractive and competitive.

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) will buy out buy out 71.7% of TASE shares belonging to existing shareholders for 500m shekels before the IPO next year.

Moscow Exchange (MOEX) will change access rules between DMZ and CLT segments in Universal scheme and ConnectMe scheme; all clients access list will be set to any-any rule, starting on Jan. 28.

The Baku Stock Exchange (Baku SE) intends to expand derivatives market; according to Trend.

Liquidnet appointed Robert Cranston as head of product for EMEA. Cranston joins Liquidnet from SIX Swiss Exchange where he was head of equity product management.

Louis Dreyfus completed first agricultural deal using blockchain technology.


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