LME positions metals as cornerstone of sustainability

New products proposed by LME include a spot trading platform for low carbon aluminium, and a register for producers to log their metal's carbon-related details.

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Download a digital copy of the October 2020 issue of MarketVoice magazine

  • How derivatives markets are helping the world fight climate change
  • OCC boosts support for default fund with new approach to "skin in the game"
  • Tech solutions help industry focus on margin issues

Recent Updates

  • CFTC, SEC hold first-ever joint meeting to discuss margin-related harmonization 

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission and the US Securities and Exchange Commission held their first-ever joint public meeting on 22 October.

  • SGX's Bull Charge Charity Run goes virtual

    SGX's virtual charity run will take place from October 30 to November 13 and is open to both local and international participants

  • CFTC approves final rule on speculative position limits for commodity derivatives

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission approved a final rulemaking on speculative position limits for commodity derivatives via a 3-2 vote at an open meeting on 15 October.

  • On diversity issues, “we can’t just talk about change then do nothing”

    People who have not embraced inclusion will lose credibility and it will limit their career progression, says Meher Sutaria, Global Head of Equities Regulatory Reporting and EMEA Head of Global Clearing Operations at JP Morgan.

  • People News – September/October 2020

    Appointments, promotions and other people news in the derivatives industry.

  • CFTC finalizes rule to streamline reporting for commodity pool operators

    The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission finalized a rule amending certain compliance requirements for commodity pool operators under Commission Regulation 4.27 by a 5-0 vote during an open meeting on 6 October.



TAIFEX launched Asia’s first ESG Index futures

Around the world, sustainable investing has been gaining prominence and popularity among investors of all sizes, with interest from retail investors growing in recent years. In Asia, few markets have been more proactive than Taiwan in supporting ESG (environmental, social and governance) investing. The island continues to move up the global ESG investment rankings, placing higher than other markets such as Japan and South Korea, according to the Asian Corporate Governance Association report. ESG-focused investments in Taiwan, including ESG ETFs and mutual funds, make up an industry worth tens of billions of TWD.
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CEO Viewpoint - Community in a time of need

  • Read more from FIA CEO Walt Lukken

    As the cleared derivatives industry is disrupted by coronavirus, it's important to remember that community is what gets us through difficult stretches in our lives and careers. Community is not just a grouping of people. It involves a deeper and richer connection that involves trust, support, and endearment. And when people are connected and care for each other, they can do amazing things together.

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