Tag: Eurex Clearing

A fight for LIFFE?

Much of the debate surrounding the current competing bids for NYSE Euronext from Deutsche Börse and Nasdaq/ICE has concentrated on the equities business. But from the point of view of London, what really matters is the future of LIFFE, its

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Central counterparties and central banks

Jeremy Grant has raised an interesting point in his Quick View in the FT Trading Room, where he discusses the debate in the US about whether central counterparties (CCPs) should have access to the Federal Reserve’s Discount Window in a crisis.

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European post-trade: no clearer

The news that proposals for interoperability between LCH.Clearnet and other European CCPs have been put on hold for up to three months because of regulatory concerns about inter-CCP margin requirements is disappointing for anyone who wants to see more competitive

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