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Friday, 15 December 2017

David Wigan' s stories

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  • The skyline of Frankfurt, Germany

    Eurex set to launch bond swap future

    Top News | 12 August 2016

    Eurex Exchange is set to launch a new futures contract that mimics over-the-counter swaps on bond indexes, in the latest exchange bid to grab a share of a bank-dominated derivatives business.

  • ISDA Isolux decision draws parallels with Abengoa

    People & Markets | 12 August 2016

    An ISDA Determinations Committee has ruled that a court petition by Spain’s Grupo Isolux Corsan Finance for a moratorium on coupon payments on €850m in bonds constituted a bankruptcy event, entitling buyers of credit protection to a payout.

  • Chris Concannon, President and CEO of BATS Global Markets

    Bats set to buy Javelin SEF

    Top News | 12 August 2016

    Bats Global Markets, the number two US stock exchange operator by volume, has announced plans to buy swap execution facility Javelin Capital Markets for an undisclosed sum to enhance its foreign exchange derivative trading service.

  • Isolux Corsan logo

    ISDA Isolux decision draws parallels with Abengoa

    Derivatives | 09 August 2016

    An ISDA Determinations Committee has ruled that a court petition by Spain’s Grupo Isolux Corsan Finance for a moratorium on coupon payments on €850m in bonds constituted a bankruptcy event, entitling buyers of credit protection to a payout.

  • LCH.Clearnet logo

    LCH goes on offensive in futures clearing

    Top News | 05 August 2016

    Clearinghouse LCH has revealed plans to grab a bigger share of interest rates futures clearing as it aims to build on its dominance of swaps and respond to rising demand for exchange-traded derivatives.

  • Investors face contract rush as uncleared margin looms

    People & Markets | 05 August 2016

    Derivatives investors are scrambling to renegotiate margin agreements for uncleared derivatives, ahead of implementation of new rules mandating the payments set to come into force at the beginning of September.

  • Privacy concerns

    Regulator blockchain ambitions raise privacy concerns

    People & Markets | 05 August 2016

    Financial market participants have expressed concern about regulator plans to use distributed ledgers to monitor derivatives markets, saying it may undermine their willingness to transact on the shared databases.

  • Regulator blockchain ambitions raise privacy concerns

    Derivatives | 04 August 2016

    Financial market participants have expressed concern over regulator plans to use distributed ledgers to monitor derivatives markets, saying it may undermine their willingness to transact on the shared databases.

  • London Stock Exchange

    Merger will not stop derivatives battle, says CurveGlobal CEO

    Top News | 22 July 2016

    The proposed US$27bn merger between the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Boerse will not stop derivatives competition between Europe’s two largest exchanges, according to the CEO of CurveGlobal, the LSE’s soon-to-be-launched derivatives platform.

  • ISDA rules Puerto Rico credit event occurred

    People & Markets | 22 July 2016

    The International Swaps and Derivatives Association said a failure to pay credit event occurred in respect to Puerto Rico missing bond payments of more than US$900m earlier this month.