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December 4, 2012
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  • NYSE Liffe's Bclear to add fixed-income futures
    NYSE Euronext's derivatives arm, NYSE Liffe, says it will expand its Bclear service by adding three fixed-income products -- three-month sterling futures, three-month euro futures and long gilt futures. Philip Stafford writes that the move exemplifies the ways that exchanges are reacting to stricter regulation. Financial Times (tiered subscription model) (12/3), The Trade News (U.K.) (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Regulatory Roundup 
  • U.S. exchanges and FINRA seek more time on consolidated audit trail
    The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and market operators in the U.S. are planning to request more time from the Securities and Exchange Commission for submitting a plan for a consolidated audit trail. The exchanges and FINRA are supposed to submit the plan in April, but they are asking to delay the deadline to December. "The delays that are being asked for are valid since it is a heavy lift with a lot of nuances and moving parts. If we don't allow the time for all participants to be ready, it will fall short and likely never be done properly," says Edward Boyle, a former executive at Getco. Bloomberg (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Industry Developments 
  • Newedge exec touts China's futures-margin-monitoring system
    Peregrine Financial Group avoided regulatory monitoring of its customer funds for more than two decades, says Gary DeWaal of Newedge. DeWaal says such issues could be avoided if the U.S. were to adopt a system similar to the China Futures Margin Monitoring Center. This video explains how the CFMMC model works. (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Asian asset managers face clearing-location uncertainty
    Differences among Asia-Pacific region regulators are leading to confusion about location among asset managers as they prepare for clearing of over-the-counter derivatives. At issue for buy-side participants is whether local or international clearinghouses will be mandated. (subscription required) (12/3) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Electronic Trading News 
  • BoE researchers argue HFT improves market efficiency
    Researchers at the Bank of England have released a paper that argues that high-frequency trading improves price discovery, making markets more efficient. "HFTs trading is, overall, informationally more efficient than that of the rest of the traders in the sense that they have a higher ratio of information to noise contribution,” the paper says. City A.M. (London) (12/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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