Futures exchanges

ICE Benchmark Administration Launches ICE SONIA Indexes to Assist UK Lending Markets Transition to SONIA

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 1:00pm

Prospective licensees should contact IBA-CommercialTeam-Info@ice.com for further information on ICE SONIA Indexes and ICE TSRR.\nICE Benchmark Administration is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the regulated activity of administering a benchmark, and is authorized as a benchmark administrator under the UK Benchmarks Regulation (BMR).

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  • Prospective licensees should contact IBA-CommercialTeam-Info@ice.com for further information on ICE SONIA Indexes and ICE TSRR.\nICE Benchmark Administration is authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority for the regulated activity of administering a benchmark, and is authorized as a benchmark administrator under the UK Benchmarks Regulation (BMR).
  • IBA reserves all rights in the ICE SONIA Indexes webpage, which notes that IBA regards the ICE SONIA Indexes as single reference prices and therefore exempt from the BMR.\nIntercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity.
  • At ICE Mortgage Technology , we are transforming and digitizing the U.S. residential mortgage process, from consumer engagement through loan registration.
  • Together, we transform, streamline and automate industries to connect our customers to opportunity.\nTrademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

Miami International Holdings Enhances Futures Team with Expanded Roles for Mark Bagan and Joe Ferraro and the Addition of Tom Jarck and Matt McFarland to Support Growth in MGEX and MIAX Futures

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

Bagan will also continue in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX), an MIH exchange subsidiary.\nJoseph W. Ferraro III has been named President of MIAX Futures, LLC (MIAX Futures), an MIH subsidiary.

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  • Bagan will also continue in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX), an MIH exchange subsidiary.\nJoseph W. Ferraro III has been named President of MIAX Futures, LLC (MIAX Futures), an MIH subsidiary.
  • "We are focused on assembling the right leadership team to provide organizational direction and oversight of this exciting growth opportunity.
  • Prior to his hiring, Jarck most recently served as a volatility products consultant to MIAX.
  • "\nFor further information regarding MIAX, please visit www.MIAXOptions.com or contact MIAX Trading Operations at TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com .\n'

Miami International Holdings Enhances Futures Team with Expanded Roles for Mark Bagan and Joe Ferraro and the Addition of Tom Jarck and Matt McFarland to Support Growth in MGEX and MIAX Futures

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 1:30pm

Bagan will also continue in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX), an MIH exchange subsidiary.\nJoseph W. Ferraro III has been named President of MIAX Futures, LLC (MIAX Futures), an MIH subsidiary.

Key Points: 
  • Bagan will also continue in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Minneapolis Grain Exchange (MGEX), an MIH exchange subsidiary.\nJoseph W. Ferraro III has been named President of MIAX Futures, LLC (MIAX Futures), an MIH subsidiary.
  • "We are focused on assembling the right leadership team to provide organizational direction and oversight of this exciting growth opportunity.
  • Prior to his hiring, Jarck most recently served as a volatility products consultant to MIAX.
  • "\nFor further information regarding MIAX, please visit www.MIAXOptions.com or contact MIAX Trading Operations at TradingOperations@MIAXOptions.com .\n'

ICE Announces That a Record 14,419 Murban Crude Oil Futures Contracts Traded on April 7

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:30pm

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced that a record 14,419 ICE Murban Crude Oil Futures contracts traded on ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD) on April 7, marking its highest volume day since the contracts launched on March 29.

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  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced that a record 14,419 ICE Murban Crude Oil Futures contracts traded on ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD) on April 7, marking its highest volume day since the contracts launched on March 29.
  • Alongside ICE Murban Crude Oil Futures, IFAD launched trading in 18 Murban-related cash settled derivatives and inter-commodity spreads, offering the market the broadest range of ways to trade and hedge Murban crude oil.
  • This includes 34,202 ICE Murban Crude Oil futures contracts and 4,510 Murban-related cash settled derivatives, with 38 firms having traded on IFAD since the launch.
  • The scale of the response from the market to the launch of Murban futures is both encouraging and validating, said Jamal Oulhadj, President of ICE Futures Abu Dhabi.

CME Group to Launch Lithium (Fastmarkets) Futures on May 3

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 1:00pm

CHICAGO, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that it will launch Lithium Hydroxide CIF CJK (Fastmarkets) futures on May 3, pending all relevant regulatory reviews.

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  • CHICAGO, April 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today announced that it will launch Lithium Hydroxide CIF CJK (Fastmarkets) futures on May 3, pending all relevant regulatory reviews.
  • "CME Group is the destination for managing global metals risk, and the new Lithium futures will provide our customers with another tool for managing the price risks associated with the manufacturing of electric vehicles."
  • "We are pleased that CME Group plans to expand their battery metals product offerings with the introduction of Lithium futures," said Kevin Smith, Managing Director of Energy Metals at Traxys.
  • We are excited to work with CME Group to build upon the successful launch of Cobalt futures and help create comprehensive risk management solutions that support the entire battery metals supply chain."

Aerkomm Announces Intention to Upgrade Listing Status on Euronext

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 4:23pm

The Common Stock is currently listed and traded on the Professional Segment of Euronext Paris, and the Company would now like to upgrade the listing to the regulated market.

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  • The Common Stock is currently listed and traded on the Professional Segment of Euronext Paris, and the Company would now like to upgrade the listing to the regulated market.
  • Aerkomm Inc. (Euronext Paris: AKOM; OTCQX: AKOM), operating through its wholly owned subsidiary, Aircom Pacific, Inc., is a development stage service provider of in-flight entertainment and connectivity solutions for the airline industry.
  • This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to buy any securities of any entity.
  • We assume no obligation to update the information included in this press release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Monthly information related to total number of voting rights and shares composing the share capital – March 31, 2021

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 - 5:00pm

 Monthly information related to total number of voting rights and shares composing the share capital – March 31, 2021.

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 Monthly information related to total number of voting rights and shares composing the share capital – March 31, 2021.
Euronext Paris from Euronext (Market segment C -  ISIN Code: FR0011471135- Symbol: ERYP) &

Intercontinental Exchange Reports March and First Quarter 2021 Statistics

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 1:30pm

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today reported March and first quarter 2021 trading volume and related revenue statistics, which can be viewed on the companys investor relations website at https://ir.theice.com/ir-resources/supplemental-information in the Monthly Statistics Tracking spreadsheet.

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  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology and market infrastructure, today reported March and first quarter 2021 trading volume and related revenue statistics, which can be viewed on the companys investor relations website at https://ir.theice.com/ir-resources/supplemental-information in the Monthly Statistics Tracking spreadsheet.
  • During the first quarter, our customers continued to rely on our liquid and growing futures and options markets to manage risk across asset classes, said Ben Jackson, President of Intercontinental Exchange.
  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE: ICE) is a Fortune 500 company that designs, builds and operates digital networks to connect people to opportunity.
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

OCC March 2021 Total Volume Up 34.8 Percent from a Year Ago

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that March 2021 total cleared contract volume was 904,039,629 contracts, the highest volume month on record and up 34.8 percent compared to March 2020.

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  • OCC, the world's largest equity derivatives clearing organization, announced today that March 2021 total cleared contract volume was 904,039,629 contracts, the highest volume month on record and up 34.8 percent compared to March 2020.
  • Year-to-date average daily cleared contract volume through March was 42,231,809 contracts, up 48.7 percent compared to March 2020.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210405005272/en/
    OCC Cleared Contract Volume Records by Quarter (Graphic: Business Wire)
    Options: Total exchange-listed options cleared contract volume was 898,653,388, up 35.6 percent compared to March 2020.
  • Futures: Total futures cleared contract volume was 5,386,241, a 31.2 percent decrease compared to March 2020.

CME Group Reports Q1 and March 2021 Monthly Market Statistics

Monday, April 5, 2021 - 12:30pm

CHICAGO, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group , the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported its Q1 and March 2021 market statistics, showing it reached average daily volume (ADV) of 21.8 million contracts during the first quarter, and 21.7 million contracts during the month of March.

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  • CHICAGO, April 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group , the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today reported its Q1 and March 2021 market statistics, showing it reached average daily volume (ADV) of 21.8 million contracts during the first quarter, and 21.7 million contracts during the month of March.
  • Market statistics are available in greater detail at https://cmegroupinc.gcs-web.com/monthly-volume .
  • Q1 2021 highlights across asset classes compared to Q1 2020 include:
    March 2021 ADV across asset classes includes:
    Additional March product highlights include:
    Record Micro E-mini equity index futures ADV of 2.9 million contracts, up 23% YoY.
  • CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates , equity indexes , foreign exchange , energy , agricultural products and metals .