EUREX: EUREX EQUITY INDEX NEWS MARCH 2020
Traded derivatives contracts at Eurex show strong growth
Eurex’s February figures showed strong growth across all product classes, with European equity index derivatives leading the way.
The number of traded contracts in European equity index derivatives at Eurex grew by 60 percent in February 2020 compared to the same month last year, while the number of traded European interest rate derivatives also grew by 23 percent over the same period. And despite a small drop in the number of European equity derivatives traded – down 11 percent – overall financial derivatives contracts traded grew by 33 percent between February 2019 and February 2020. More info here.
New paper! Brexit and European volatility
This article is an event study focused on the behavior of the VSTOXX® futures forward curve before, during and post European-related election events such as Brexit 2016 & Brexit 2019, French elections (potential Frexit) 2017, and the 2018 Italian election.
Eurex enables global ESG investing with new MSCI index-based derivatives
Amid the strong worldwide trend towards responsible investing, Eurex is supporting asset managers in switching to sustainable investments by broadening its ESG segment and expanding its range of ESG derivatives to markets beyond Europe. As of March 2, five new Eurex futures cover the sustainable versions of key regional and global MSCI benchmarks.
Read press release here.
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