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  • Members of the futures industry to help raise funds for Evelina Hospital

    Futures industry participants will take part in the Guy’s Urban Challenge this month to raise money for children’s hospital

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    Bakkt bitcoin futures: The dawn of an asset class

    Bakkt Warehouse to facilitate physically delivered bitcoin futures

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    Bakkt bitcoin futures - The dawn of an asset class

    Cryptocurrencies and other digital assets hold significant potential as a store of value and as a means of transacting. But like the early days of the internet, digital assets face many hurdles to broader adoption, including a lack of scalable infrastructure, a need for application layer development, inconsistent regulation, and cybersecurity vulnerabilities. Now, Bakkt and Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) are working to strengthen these markets.

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  • CEO Insight - Why regulators and entrepreneurs must work together

    I don't want to sound like a cranky old man on a porch, but flabbidy-flew, the world is changing fast. As the chart in this column shows, the pace of technological adoption is accelerating rapidly, and we now have access to inventions that previous generations could only dream about.

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  • Forging a new path in commodities

    Since the first round of the trade war between the U.S. and China in 2018, agricultural markets worldwide have been operating in an environment of extraordinary uncertainty. U.S. farmers have long counted on China as their top export market, but the see-saw nature of the trade negotiations — and China's decision to shift its purchases to other parts of the world — have radically disrupted traditional trade flows.

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  • The new shape of EU politics - What new faces and new priorities in Brussels mean

    The start of a new five-year political cycle has just begun in the European Union, and both EU citizens and their leaders believe the current term will have a decisive impact on the future direction of the European project. Citizens went to the polls to elect a new European Parliament in May, followed by the allocation of top positions in the other major European institutions in early July.

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  • How energy markets are evolving

    FIA's MarketVoice recently spoke with Gordon Bennett, ICE's managing director of utility markets about key changes in global energy markets. Bennett pointed to the liberalization of natural gas markets, and increasing globalisation that has influenced recent product launches at the exchange. He also discussed the broader shift towards clean energy, the role natural gas plays in that transition, and how ICE is supporting the evolution of modern energy markets.

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  • A time of change for FIA in Brussels

    This summer marked the one-year anniversary of the opening of FIA's Brussels office. With long-established offices in Washington D.C., Singapore and London, the Brussels office continues FIA's hands-on approach to shaping regulatory affairs across jurisdictions and ensuring members' voices are heard in the many stages of policy and regulation formation.

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  • Dombrovskis set to continue as European commissioner for financial services

    Valdis Dombrovskis is set to retain his role as the European commissioner for financial services, after president-elect Ursula von der Leyen unveiled her proposed line-up of commissioners at a press conference in Brussels on 10 September.

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  • Aviva exec keeps a watchful eye on clearing issues

    Aviva Investors, one of the largest asset managers in the U.K., is an active user of derivatives as a component in the investment solutions that it offers to insurance companies, pension funds and other institutional investors. In this interview, the latest in a series of buyside profiles in MarketVoice, Barry Hadingham, the company's head of derivatives and counterparty risk, talks about some of the current challenges Aviva Investors is facing in both the cleared and uncleared derivatives markets and explains why his firm may opt to move its clearing to the U.S. after Brexit.

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