The role of total return futures (TRFs)

Director of product research and development for equity and index at Eurex, Stuart Heath, explains the benefits of TRFs and their future role in the market.

The TRADE names Eurex Outstanding Derivatives Exchange Group 2021

We have focused intensively on supporting the market during the pandemic and on promoting important trends that have been reinforced and accelerated by the pandemic, said Eurex chief executive Michael Peters.

What is Reg NMS and could it be beneficial for Europe?

Reg NMS increased competition in US markets, and improved market quality for large stocks, but it also increased trading complexity. The adoption of such rules in Europe would be complicated and fundamentally change European markets. It would also risk unintended consequences.

The importance of independence

The results of this year’s Algo Survey by The TRADE show independent brokers outperforming traditional bulge brokers in almost every category. We caught up with Mike Seigne, head of Execution Services at Redburn, to find out how these relatively small firms are able to outperform their much larger competitors.

Data driven strategies from behind the exchange

Anya van den Berg, VP of data and analytics for Europe at Deutsche Börse, outlines the importance of data driven strategies in the wake of volatility and remote working conditions caused by the pandemic.

Creating a larger, more liquid European equity derivatives market

Ahead of the launch of Cboe Europe Derivatives (CEDX), Ade Cordell, president of Cboe NL, and Conor McCann, head of European derivatives sales at SIG, which has committed to being a market-maker in CEDX index options products, discuss their expectations for the new market.

Why market data strategies are out of date

Survey respondents say market and reference data strategies need updating, requiring drastic cultural changes in organisations, and a rethink on how to use data management to better leverage investment.