MarketVoice News

  • MarketVoice Podcast - CFTC Chair Behnam on FTX and the regulatory outlook

    CFTC Chairman Rostin Behnam sat down with FIA President and CEO Walt Lukken to kick off FIA's Expo conference in Chicago on November 14. And with FTX fresh in everyone's mind, the chairman took some time to discuss his perspectives and offer his views on how regulatory landscape in Washington might change.

  • FTX and intermediation a hot topic in regulatory discussions at Expo 

    Policymakers and industry experts discussed the latest approaches to regulating emerging areas of derivatives markets at FIA Expo 2022 in Chicago on Monday, including areas like crypto assets, retail products and climate-related issues. 

  • CFTC holds open meeting and advances DCO reporting proposal

    On 10 November, the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted 5-0 to advance a proposed rule that would amend certain reporting and information regulations applicable to derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs).

  • People news – October/November 2022

    Appointments, promotions and other people news in the derivatives industry

  • Sponsored Content

    OSE and TOCOM launch holiday trading (Sponsored Content)

    This year’s Fall Equinox marked the start of holiday trading at Osaka Exchange (OSE) and Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM). Coming out of a global pandemic and facing a shift in consumer behavior, and facing uncertainty both geo-politically and macro-economically, the move underscores Japan Exchange Group's ambition to be the market of choice for capital flows.

  • US equity options continue to ride retail wave to new records

    In 2022, US equity options trading volume is going strong – and, based on current forecasts, appears to be charging towards yet record year. Based on the latest FIA data through the end of September, US options markets are on pace to 10 billion contracts traded for the first time ever.

  • Managing market volatility a key theme at FIA Forum Milan

    The challenges faced by market participants in managing volatility in the commodity and energy markets was a key theme during discussions at FIA Forum Milan, with panellists saying that markets held up well despite the extreme circumstances. 

  • Industry looks to the future at FIA Forum Milan

    FIA hosted the last of its 2022 forum series in Milan on 19 October, where the industry gathered to discuss regulatory and operational issues affecting the cleared and listed derivatives markets.

  • Viewpoint – Responding to the European energy crisis, as a community 

    As we enter the colder months at the end of the year, natural gas prices around the world remain incredibly volatile after hitting record highs recently. This is particularly the case in Europe, where I recently visited policymakers in Brussels and Paris with FIA board members. In our conversations, the energy crisis crowded out every other issue on our agenda – and with good reason. 

  • Energy crisis under the spotlight at FIA Forum Paris

    FIA continued its European forum series in Paris on 22 September, where the industry and regulators gathered to discuss the key issues and themes impacting the cleared and listed derivatives markets.