Posts Tagged: listed derivatives

The State of Listed Derivatives [UPDATE]

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DECEMBER 2012 UPDATE:

2012 has seen the multi-year boom in listed derivatives trading suffer an abrupt reversal, with a 10%+ decline in year-on-year volumes. The boom had seemed to be indestructible, buoyed up as it was by the surge in world commodity markets and growth in currency futures volumes. Several other factors also contributed: wider buy-side market awareness, particularly in emerging markets, more flexible investment mandates at many firms, and the need to hedge against persistent cash market volatility.

THE STATE OF LISTED DERIVATIVES

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2011 saw the highest volumes ever recorded across the world’s listed derivatives markets. Despite some quieter early months in 2012, the longstanding volume growth trend still appears to be in place, led by the surge in commodity trading and by booming currency futures volumes. Several factors continue to drive this trend: wider buy-side market awareness, […]

THE REIGN OF DERIVATIVES

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by Russ Chrusciel, Product Manager, SunGard Global Trading Investors and trading firms have always made the most of the symbiotic relationship between the equity and derivatives markets – devising strategies that exploit the strengths and weaknesses of each. The conventional wisdom was that the Equities Market was King and would always reign. Yet in the […]

WELCOME TO THE CLIQ

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We at SunGard’s brokerage and clearance business are extremely proud to announce the launch of Cliq™, a Web-based service that we believe will revolutionize the derivatives industry. It will help increase transparency and efficiency and provide standardized electronic communication for all parties involved in the post-trade derivatives lifecycle.