Vietnam welcomes first derivatives market and clearing house, GMEX provides tech

First derivatives market and clearing house launched in Vietnam

Vietnam’s first derivatives market and clearing house has gone live on the GMEX Technologies platform. The project is a collaboration between Hanoi Stock Exchange and Vietnam Securities Depository, and has been carried out together with local system integrator FPT Information System.

LSE terminates sale of LCH.Clearnet to Euronext

Euronext has an eye on LCH.Clearnet

Pan-European exchange Euronext has made an irrevocable cash offer of €510 million to acquire clearing and central counterparty (CCP) services provider LCH.Clearnet.

CME Group granted EU clearing house recognition by ESMA

Terry Duffy, CME Group

European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), a pan-European financial regulatory body, has finally approved CME Group’s application to offer central counterparty (CCP) services in the EU. The temporary approval was granted last autumn, but it is only now that ESMA has added CME to its list of recognised CCPs for Europe on a permanent basis. […]

LCH signs up to Swift’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter

Swift logo

LCH is the first central counterparty clearing house (CCP) to sign up to Swift’s ISO 20022 Harmonisation Charter. The charter is designed to help rollout the ISO 20022 messaging standard and “promote harmonisation”. LCH, which is majority-owned by the London Stock Exchange, is one of 17 financial market infrastructure providers to have “endorsed” the charter, […]