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Eurex EURO STOXX® 50 Corporate Bond Index Futures

By Byron Baldwin, Deputy Global Head, Fixed Income Trading & Clearing Sales at Eurex A new innovative and versatile ETD offering efficient Leveraged Access to European Corporate Bond Market Beta while Generating Alpha “Banks under the traditional broker-dealer model are less willing to intermediate and

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Penny Wise, Pound Foolish: Reducing Implicit Costs

By Quantitative Brokers, October 2017 These days it is hard to imagine there are any investors, investment managers or proprietary traders not focused on minimizing the commissions they pay. Particularly in times when performance is challenged, reducing the amount paid in commissions to the lowest

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What’s Next for LIBOR and Eurodollar Futures?

CME Group is closely engaged with several financial industry efforts to examine LIBOR’s long-established role as one of the world’s most important interest rate benchmarks.  This includes participation on the Alternative Reference Rate Committee (ARRC), which was convened by the Federal Reserve in late 2014

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Weather, Crops and Trade: Instability on the Rise

Special Report by Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group El Niño is long gone; La Niña never made an appearance; and a very weak new El Niño is now struggling to gain traction. In the meantime, renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a priority

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