By: Lynette Lim
Access more of Japan's top stocks in one trade
TOPIX futures (Bloomberg: TPYA <Index>) are now available to trade on CME Globex, representing the first major listing of yen-denominated TOPIX futures outside of Japan.
The launch of TOPIX futures offers you another tool to help manage your Japanese index exposure, and the availability of Basis Trade at Index Close (BTIC) functionality provides you greater efficiency and flexibility.
By Jeff Gilfillan
The systematic selloff in the ES that started 2 weeks ago is a healthy reminder that a strong bull market is not sustainable without tests or corrections. While an official correction by definition in the ES on a closing basis has not occurred yet, the intraday move was over 10% from high to low.
By: Russell Rhoads, Director, Product Enhancement, Global Derivatives.
Even casual VIX observers know that VIX is supposed to drop when the S&P 500 moves higher. Especially when the S&P 500 is making all-time highs. However, for the first month of 2018, VIX has risen in line with the S&P 500 which has many market participants asking why. The chart below shows the daily closing prices for the S&P 500 and VIX for January. The common uptrend for both is fairly obvious.
By Filippo Lecchini
February brought the return of volatility that many have been predicting for quite some time. Too early to say if this is a correction or an isolated episode. And truth be told the market already shed over 8% from all-time high, which is not “officially” a correction, “at least 10%”, but is pretty close.