The “robust” plans propose stricter limits on crypto lending, as well as the introduction of a new crypto market abuse regime and tighter rules on the role of financial intermediaries and custodians.
Mizuho Americas selects former Jefferies fixed income distribution head to expand its remit in the asset class
Incoming head of relationship management for fixed income at Mizuho previously served at Jefferies, UBS Securities, BNP Paribas, BTIG, MF Global, Salomon Brothers and Citi.
Equity index derivatives volumes jumped 73% in 2022, according to the Futures Industry Association (FIA) - but the increase is causing higher operational risk and capacity burdens for asset managers and buy-side traders.
OptionsDesk will utilise ION’s derivatives solutions as part of its end-to-end digital strategy to support its next growth phase.
New service will become available on 1 February, providing issuers with improved trading and settlement possibilities in the digital asset space.
The latest Equity Primary Markets and Trading Report from AFME also shows that equity underwriting on European exchanges declined 61% in 2022 – although average daily equity trading is up 9%.
A report from the US’ National Bureau of Economic Research finds that fabricated wash trading on unregulated crypto exchanges accounts for the lion’s share of reported volumes.
Derivatives exchange CME Group achieved a record of 7.6 million SOFR-based contracts traded, with record open interest of 35.7 million contracts.
A longstanding pillar of London’s futures community, Carew Hunt passed away on 15 January after a short illness.
In which we round off our comprehensive discussion with predictions from each panellist - plus a spicy little debate to finish off with.