Commodity markets

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'

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'

Cboe Options Exchange to Extend Global Trading Hours for VIX and SPX Options to Nearly 24 Hours-a-Day

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 3:00pm

That risk of loss can be substantial and can exceed the amount of money deposited for a futures position.

Key Points: 
  • That risk of loss can be substantial and can exceed the amount of money deposited for a futures position.
  • You should, therefore, carefully consider whether futures trading is suitable for you in light of your circumstances and financial resources.
  • For additional information regarding futures trading risks, see the Risk Disclosure Statement in Appendix A to CFTC Regulation 1.55(c).
  • Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

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.

Key Points: 
  • 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.

First Trust Advisors L.P. Announces Distribution for FT Cboe Vest Gold Strategy Target Income ETF®

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 9:31pm

FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP"), a FINRA registered broker-dealer, are privately-held companies that provide a variety of investment services.

Key Points: 
  • FTA and its affiliate First Trust Portfolios L.P. ("FTP"), a FINRA registered broker-dealer, are privately-held companies that provide a variety of investment services.
  • Principal Risk Factors: The fund has characteristics unlike many other traditional investment products and may not be appropriate for all investors.
  • First Trust Advisors L.P. is an affiliate of First Trust Portfolios L.P., the fund's distributor.
  • First Trust Advisors L.P. is registered as a commodity pool operator and commodity trading advisor and is also a member of the National Futures Association.

ICE marks first day of trading on ICE’s new exchange in Abu Dhabi with 8,854 cleared lots traded

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 2:23pm

Market activity on ICE Futures Abu Dhabi on the first day of trading included:

Key Points: 
  • Market activity on ICE Futures Abu Dhabi on the first day of trading included:
    8,854 lots traded in total.
  • Of the cash settled derivatives, 2,500 lots of Murban Singapore Marker 1st Line futures and 10 lots of Murban 1st Line vs Brent 1st Line futures contracts traded.
  • The depth of market activity on our first day of trading is extremely encouraging, said Jamal Oulhadj, President of ICE Futures Abu Dhabi.
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

ICE Marks Historic Milestone in Global Energy Markets As The World’s First Murban Crude Futures Contracts Are Launched on ICE’s New Exchange in Abu Dhabi

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 1:34pm

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced the launch of ICEs newest exchange, ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), and ICE Murban Crude Oil futures, the worlds first Murban futures contract.

Key Points: 
  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading global provider of data, technology, and market infrastructure, today announced the launch of ICEs newest exchange, ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), and ICE Murban Crude Oil futures, the worlds first Murban futures contract.
  • ICE Murban Crude Oil Futures opened for trading today along with 18 Murban-related cash settled derivatives and inter-commodity spreads.
  • These new contracts offer the market the broadest range of ways to trade and hedge Murban crude.
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

ICE Futures Abu Dhabi Recognized as an Overseas Investment Exchange by UK’s Financial Conduct Authority

Friday, March 26, 2021 - 9:15pm

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, today announced that ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), ICEs new exchange in Abu Dhabi, has been recognized as an overseas investment exchange by the UKs Financial Conduct Authority.

Key Points: 
  • Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, today announced that ICE Futures Abu Dhabi (IFAD), ICEs new exchange in Abu Dhabi, has been recognized as an overseas investment exchange by the UKs Financial Conduct Authority.
  • ICE Futures Abu Dhabi has published a list of the jurisdictions where it has obtained advice regarding permitting access to IFAD markets, which can be found here .
  • The 26 approved Exchange Members, of which 19 are approved Clearing Members, are listed in full on IFADs Membership page here .
  • Trademarks of ICE and/or its affiliates include Intercontinental Exchange, ICE, ICE block design, NYSE and New York Stock Exchange.

Global Cinema Software Market (2021 to 2025) - Size, Trends and Forecasts

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 12:45pm

DUBLIN, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Cinema Software Market: Size, Trends, Forecasts (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, March 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Cinema Software Market: Size, Trends, Forecasts (2021-2025 Edition)" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report provides an in-depth analysis of the cinema software market including detailed description of market sizing and growth.
  • The report provides analysis of the cinema software market by value, by volume, by penetration and by region.
  • The report further provides detailed regional analysis of the global cinema software market by value and by penetration.