Futures exchanges

CME Group Inc. Announces Third-Quarter 2020 Earnings Release, Conference Call

Friday, September 25, 2020 - 3:17pm

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 .

Key Points: 
  • 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 .
  • The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.
  • In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.
  • With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.

U.S. Equity Exchange Market Revenues To Reach $2.2 Billion In 2020 On Surging Trading Volumes; New Equity Exchanges Launched By MEMX, MIAX PEARL Equities And LTSE Present New Challenges To Incumbent Exchanges--New Burton-Taylor Report

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:30pm

The report provides a comprehensive review of existing U.S. equity exchanges and analyzes the prospects for new equity exchange launches from MEMX, MIAX PEARL Equities, Long Term Stock Exchange, and the Dream Exchange.

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  • The report provides a comprehensive review of existing U.S. equity exchanges and analyzes the prospects for new equity exchange launches from MEMX, MIAX PEARL Equities, Long Term Stock Exchange, and the Dream Exchange.
  • Key findings in the report include:
    Total U.S. exchange equity-related revenues from trading, market data and listing services are projected to total $2.2 billion in 2020, a 12.9% increase from $2.0 billion in 2019.
  • The 39-page Burton-Taylor U.S. Equity Exchange Landscape report is available for immediate download by Burton-Taylor research members through the research portal .
  • Burton-Taylor Exchange, Credit, Risk, Compliance, Media Intelligence, PR and Market Data share figures are seen as industry benchmark standard globally.

Diamond Standard® to Launch World's First Regulator Approved Diamond Commodity in Initial Public Commodity Offering for $25M on September 28

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Diamond Standard announced today the initial public commodity offering of the Diamond Standard Coin (Coin) to take place on September 28, 2020, for a total of $25 million.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Diamond Standard announced today the initial public commodity offering of the Diamond Standard Coin (Coin) to take place on September 28, 2020, for a total of $25 million.
  • Diamond Standard to launch the regulated sale on September 28, offering 5,000 Coins for a total of $25 million, subject to final BMA approval.
  • Diamond Standard announces the world's first diamond market maker, the Diamond Standard Exchange [dse.diamondstand.co].
  • Diamond Standard commodity futures will be listed and traded on MGEX via the CME Globex platform, pending final Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approval.

Intercontinental Exchange Launches Three New MSCI Index Futures Contracts

Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:30pm

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, today announced the launch of three new MSCI Index futures contracts.

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  • Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, today announced the launch of three new MSCI Index futures contracts.
  • These new contracts build on our relationship with MSCI and highlight our commitment to offering customers a variety of ESG-related, country-specific index futures for benchmarking and managing risk, said Trabue Bland, President of ICE Futures U.S.
  • The new MSCI Index futures contracts are listed below:
    MSCI Japan ESG Select Leaders GTR Index (symbol: JSL)
    MSCI Japan NTR Index (symbol: JPP)
    MSCI USA Minimum Volatility GTR Index (symbol: MUV)
    Across ICE Futures U.S. and ICE Futures Europe, ICE lists more than 100 futures contracts on MSCI indices capturing the entire world equity opportunity set.
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

OTC Markets Group Introduces Blue Sky Data Product

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:00pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for over 11,000 U.S. and global securities, today introduced its Blue Sky Data Product -- a premium offering designed to provide the most efficient, comprehensive view of Blue Sky Secondary Trading Compliance Data for more than 16,000 OTC Equity Securities and 80,000 OTC Corporate Fixed Income Securities.

Key Points: 
  • NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- OTC Markets Group Inc. (OTCQX: OTCM), operator of financial markets for over 11,000 U.S. and global securities, today introduced its Blue Sky Data Product -- a premium offering designed to provide the most efficient, comprehensive view of Blue Sky Secondary Trading Compliance Data for more than 16,000 OTC Equity Securities and 80,000 OTC Corporate Fixed Income Securities.
  • Blue Sky Data is powered by OTC Markets' data sets and cloud-based architecture.
  • "Our Blue Sky Data Product will help broker dealers and investment advisors automate a key compliance function for the growing OTC equities and debt markets," said Matthew Fuchs, Executive Vice President of Market Data and Strategy at OTC Markets.
  • OTC Markets Group's Market Data provides mission-critical quote and trade data, as well as company and security information on OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink securities to the trading, investment, legal and regulatory communities.The Company's data products include real-time data, end-of-day data, historical quote data, company financial data, security master data, corporate reference data and compliance data.OTC Markets Group also provides data through leading market data redistributors.For more about OTC Markets Group's market data products, including connectivity information, visit https://www.otcmarkets.com/market-data/overview .

CME Group to Launch First-Ever Water Futures Based on Nasdaq Veles California Water Index

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 2:00pm

CME Group will launch its new Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures contract in late Q4, pending regulatory review.

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  • CME Group will launch its new Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures contract in late Q4, pending regulatory review.
  • Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures would allow an agricultural producer to plan ahead for changing costs of the water they need for large-scale irrigation.
  • The new California water futures contract will be financially settled based on the Nasdaq Veles California Water Index launched in 2018, with each contract representing 10 acre-feet of water.
  • Nasdaq Veles California Water Index futures will be listed by and subject to the rules of CME.

ICE Announces Record Trading Volume for Physically-Delivered Bakkt® Bitcoin Futures Contracts

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 1:30pm

Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, today announced record trading volume for its Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Physically Delivered Monthly Futures contracts.

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  • Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listing services, today announced record trading volume for its Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Physically Delivered Monthly Futures contracts.
  • Bakkt Bitcoin Monthly Futures traded a record 15,955 contracts on September 15, 2020, 36% more than the previous record of 11,706 on July 28, 2020.
  • Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) Physically Delivered Monthly Futures are listed on ICE Futures U.S. and offer market participants a cost-efficient tool to hedge or gain exposure to bitcoin.
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works: MMK announces the EGM results

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 8:05am

PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works ("MMK", or "the Group") (MICEX-RTS: MAGN; LSE: MMK), one of the world's largest steel producers, announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("the EGM") was held in absentia on 11 September 2020.

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  • PJSC Magnitogorsk Iron & Steel Works ("MMK", or "the Group") (MICEX-RTS: MAGN; LSE: MMK), one of the world's largest steel producers, announces that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders ("the EGM") was held in absentia on 11 September 2020.
  • Based on the results of H1 2020, dividends will be paid in the amount of RUB 0.607 (incl.
  • In 2019, MMK produced 12.5 mln tonnes of crude steel and 11.3 mln tonnes of commercial steel products.
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CME Group Global Head of Financial and OTC Products and Managing Director of Investor Relations to Present at Raymond James North American Equities Conference

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:25pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group announced today that Sean Tully, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products, and John Peschier, Managing Director of Investor Relations, will present at the Raymond James 16th Annual North American Equities Conference on Thursday, September 17, at 9:40 a.m. (Eastern Time).

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group announced today that Sean Tully, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products, and John Peschier, Managing Director of Investor Relations, will present at the Raymond James 16th Annual North American Equities Conference on Thursday, September 17, at 9:40 a.m. (Eastern Time).
  • An audio webcast will be available for replay at the same address approximately 24 hours following the conclusion of the conference.
  • 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 .
  • In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.

CME Group Chief Financial Officer, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products and Global Head of Commodities and Options Products to Present at Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 2:52pm

CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group announced today that John Pietrowicz, Chief Financial Officer, Sean Tully, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products, and Derek Sammann, Global Head of Commodities and Options Products, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time).

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --CME Group announced today that John Pietrowicz, Chief Financial Officer, Sean Tully, Global Head of Financial and OTC Products, and Derek Sammann, Global Head of Commodities and Options Products, will present at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, September 16, at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern Time).
  • An audio webcast will be available for replay at the same address approximately 24 hours following the conclusion of the conference.
  • 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 .
  • With a range of pre- and post-trade products and services underpinning the entire lifecycle of a trade, CME Group also offers optimization and reconciliation services through TriOptima, and trade processing services through Traiana.