L'INTERFORM launching derivatives advisory and brokerage practice for dairy sector – DairyReporter.com

Now authorized by the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission (Consob) as the Italian branch of Kaack, L’INTERFORM will advise clients across the European Economic Area (EEA) on dairy derivatives trading. Professional services that L’INTERFORM will offer include financial risk management and investment strategies. For dairy producers and transformers as well as industrial consumers of dairy […]

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Why bitcoin could trigger the next global financial crash – South China Morning Post

“ … we do not expect significant spillovers from the subprime market to the rest of the economy or to the financial system.” Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman, May 2007 When I was a boy, a share was a share. It was a tiny portion of a company based around a piece of paper that […]

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Financial Services Regulation & Compliance – Investment Firms Nov 2017 – Lexology

DOMESTIC Central Bank publishes document on the reporting requirements for IIA non-retail investment business firms The Central Bank has published a document outlining the reporting requirements for IIA non-retail investment business firms. The document is broken down into two parts, the first section focusing on scheduled returns and the second focusing on ad-hoc returns. The […]

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How to shield yourself from gold investment risks – Hindu Business Line

Gold options contracts, introduced recently by MCX, can help you limit your risks while maximising your gains After taking charge of the commodity derivatives market, SEBI strengthened the clearing and settlement framework at the exchanges and gave the go-ahead for the launch of commodity options. This saw MCX launching the first-ever options contract in gold […]

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Bitcoin Contracts Are Still Tiny in the World of Commodity Futures … – Bloomberg

The first reliable lens into tick-by-tick liquidity for bitcoin shows a financial commodity that is still a baby relative to its peers. From 6 p.m. Sunday to 9:30 a.m. today in New York, 2,923 contracts changed hands in a total of 2,494 trades, representing an overall value of $50.2 million, data compiled by Bloomberg show.  […]

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Bitcoin Futures Started So Hot That Trading Had to Be Halted Twice – Fortune

Bitcoin has landed on Wall Street. Futures on the world’s most popular cryptocurrency surged as much as 26 percent in their debut session on Cboe Global Markets Inc.’s exchange, triggering two temporary trading halts designed to calm the market. Initial volume exceeded dealers’ expectations, while traffic on Cboe’s website was so heavy that it caused […]

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