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  • Viewpoint – Issues to watch in global derivatives markets 

    Global cleared derivative markets are made up of a wide variety of participants, from different geographies and different business disciplines. But surprisingly, many of my conversations to start 2023 have focused on a few key priorities. 

  • China continues expanding international access to its commodity futures

    The Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange and Dalian Commodity Exchange have opened several key commodity futures and options contracts to overseas traders, capping off a year that has seen China take significant steps to remove barriers to international participation.

  • FIA, ISDA and AFME publish position paper on European Commission Market Correction Mechanism Proposal

    FIA, ISDA and AFME have published a position paper on the European Commission’s “Market Correction Mechanism” proposal for natural gas prices in the European Union. The associations urge policymakers to avoid imposing any price cap on the wholesale gas market.

  • CFTC advisory committee on agriculture holds first meeting since 2021

    On 7 December, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission held its first meeting of the Agricultural Advisory Committee (AAC) under the sponsorship of Chairman Rostin Behnam.