|May 8th, 2009||CME Group Announces the Launch of Clearing Services for New Petroleum Swap Futures
CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced the launch of clearing services for five new petroleum swap futures contracts, scheduled to launch on May 17 for trade date May 18. Clearing services will be available through CME ClearPort®, a set of flexible clearing services open to over the counter (OTC) market participants to substantially mitigate counterparty risk and provide capital efficiencies across asset classes. The contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX.
|May 7th, 2009||NYSE Euronext Announces Trading Volumes for April 2009
European cash daily trading volume increased 15.5% to highest levels since October 2008;
NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced trading volumes for its global cash equities and derivatives exchanges for April 2009 .
|May 5th, 2009||SGX Sets Up Investor Education Fund to Benefit Investors
Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) is pleased to announce that it has set up an Investor Education Fund (IEF) to benefit investors in its securities and derivatives market. The IEF will support initiatives that seek to improve the understanding and ability of investors to make better informed investment decisions. Funds of the IEF come from money collected from fines imposed for rule breaches. The Investor Education Committee (IEC) comprises both industry practitioners and senior management of SGX. They are:
|May 5th, 2009||IntercontinentalExchange Reports Record First Quarter 2009 Revenues of $232MM on Record OTC and Futures Revenues
1Q09 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.98; Non-GAAP EPS of $1.09
|May 4th, 2009||CME Group Announces the Launch of PJM Western Hub Swap Futures Contract
CME Group Inc., the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced a new PJM Western Hub 50 MW peak calendar month real-time LMP swap futures contract, scheduled to begin trading on May 17 for trade date May 18. This contract is listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX. It will be available on the CME Globex® electronic trading platform.
|May 4th, 2009||ICE Reports Increase in Futures Volume for April 2009
April ADV up 14%; ADV Up 3% Year-to-Date;
Record Open Interest at ICE Futures Europe
CDS Clearing Exceeds $250 Billion in Notional Value
IntercontinentalExchange(R) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of regulated global futures exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, today reported April 2009 average daily volume (ADV) of 983,928 for all ICE futures contracts, up 14% from 863,325 contracts in April 2008. Total futures volume in April was 20.7 million contracts.
|May 4th, 2009||CME Group Volume Averaged 9.2 Million Contracts per Day in April 2009
CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced that April volume averaged 9.2 million contracts per day, down 23 percent from April 2008. Total volume was 193 million contracts for April, of which 80 percent was traded electronically. Electronic volume averaged 7.3 million contracts per day, down 20 percent from the prior April.
|May 3rd, 2009||Average Daily Volume of 11.8 Million Contracts at Eurex and ISE in April
Stable turnover in equity index and equity derivatives/ Moderate growth in average daily trading volume at ISE
|April 28th, 2009||CME Group Announces the Launch of National Balancing Point Henry Hub Basis Swap Futures and Options Contracts
CME Group Inc., the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced new national balancing point Henry Hub swap futures and options contracts, scheduled to begin trading on May 10 for trade date May 11. These contracts are listed with, and subject to, the rules and regulations of NYMEX. The contracts will be available through CME ClearPort®, a set of flexible clearing services open to OTC market participants to substantially mitigate counterparty risk and provide capital efficiencies across asset classes.
|April 27th, 2009||ICE Announces 20 New OTC Cleared Oil Contracts
- Contracts to Launch May 18
IntercontinentalExchange, Inc.(R) (NYSE: ICE), a leading operator of global regulated futures exchanges and over-the-counter (OTC) markets, announced today the introduction of 20 new cleared OTC oil contracts. These OTC swaps and options will be available for clearing beginning on Monday, May 18, 2009, and complement ICE's already robust futures markets for global oil products.
With the products announced today, ICE will offer nearly 200 cleared OTC energy contracts, including 100 new OTC contracts since the launch of ICE Clear Europe(R) in November 2008.
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