The new base at Optiver will focus on derivatives trading in commodity and equity products on Singaporean and global exchanges.
Leaf Wade joins Optiver as an institutional trader from Goldman Sachs where he spent over three years as an equity derivatives sales trader.
Alongside record volumes in 2020, Refinitiv has on-boarded market maker Optiver as the first non-bank liquidity provider for FX options on the platform.
Five steps have been outlined by Optiver to improve liquidity and accelerate the adoption of ESG products.
As Eurex prepares to launch its PLP speed bump initiative on the DAX index options market next week, HFT firm Optiver has warned the scheme could harm liquidity takers.