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Copper Price Hits 9-year Highs

Copper price

Copper price hits 9-year highs amid strong demand for manufactured goods and China's strong economic rebound after the coronavirus health crisis.

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Global futures and options trading reaches record level in 2020

Global futures and options trading reaches record level

FIA released yearly statistics that show the total number of futures and options traded on exchanges worldwide reached a record level of 46.77 billion contracts in 2020, up 35.6% from 2019.

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Federal Court Orders North Carolina Man to Pay Over $255,000 in Futures and Forex Fraud Scheme

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CFTC announced that Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr., of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina, entered a consent order against Mark N. Pyatt

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CME Group to Launch Ether Futures on February 8, 2021

CME Group Ether futures

Ether futures to expand CME Group's robust crypto derivatives offering for institutional traders alongside CME Bitcoin futures.

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Update of position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts

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The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published updated position limits for certain commodity derivative contracts traded on ICE Futures Europe.

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ICE Sets Exchange-wide Open Interest Record

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Futures Open Interest hits record 46.8 million contracts. Open interest in Global Energy +8% and Natural Gas +14% year-over-year

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ICE Reports Record Activity Across Its Environmental Complex as Participants Price Climate Risk

ICE Index Options futures climate risk fixed income

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of mortgage technology, data and listings services, today reported record open interest across its environmental complex as participants price climate risk.

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CFTC Unanimously Approves an Interim Final Rule and a Proposed Rule at May 28 Open Meeting

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Washington, D.C. — The Commodity Futures Trading Commission at its open meeting today unanimously approved an interim final rule to grant an extension of the compliance schedule for initial margin requirements for uncleared swaps in response to operational challenges certain entities are facing due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

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Moscow Exchange launches new weekly options on Gazprom and Sberbank futures

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On 13 May 2020, Moscow Exchange’s Derivatives Market will launch weekly options on futures of Gazprom and Sberbank ordinary shares. The new instruments will expand MOEX’s equity derivatives offering, enable portfolio managers to build new strategies using instruments with a different duration and provide market participants with new trading opportunities.

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How Traders Measure Liquidity

David Lerman, Senior Director of Education at CME Group

By Dave Lerman The investment community usually defines a liquid investment as something that can be easily turned into cash. Selling a house is an example of an illiquid investment.  It could take weeks or months to close on the transaction and receive your money.  Stocks, however, tend to be ...

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