As part of their review, Greenwich Associates report 1 in 2 buyside firms are now considering adding futures to their portfolio. Why?
It's been seven weeks since launch – volume exceeded 7,000 contracts on May 4. Five of the largest Prime Brokers are already connected, facilitating a growing network of trading firms while more banks and buyside clients continue to come on-board. Liquidity is developing, with top-of-book at 0.1-0.2 ticks wide and up to $100m deep, for much of the day.
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CAD/USD is trading 50% tighter and 2 ½ times deeper QoQ. JPY/USD is trading 40% tighter and 1 ½ times deeper QoQ. Get the granularity you need, get connected to monthly expiries.
Record open interest on Wednesday options on May 8 of 28,399 and now, within only six months, they account for 6-7% of total FX Options ADV.
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