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Equity Index Highlights - May 2020 edition

Release date: 14 May 2020 | Eurex Exchange

Equity Index Highlights - May 2020 edition

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Global equity markets saw an impressive bounce back as investors chose to look towards positive data points on infection rates and vaccine hopes emerged. The initial leg of this rally came immediately after the first large quarterly expiry of the year, indicative that derivative positioning may have been a significant factor in triggering this short-term support. Volumes at Eurex remained elevated compared to the same month last year as on-going hedging demand was evident across our benchmark products:  [...]


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Regulatory changes are driving OTC business to listed solutions. The Eurex Total Return Future (TRF) on the EURO STOXX 50® index is a prime example of this futurization process. Watch this series of videos to learn more about TRFs.


EQDerivatives, the subscription-based news provider, looked at the price behavior of near dated futures:

  • How is the Covid-19 Pandemic affecting the VSTOXX® term structure?
  • What are popular strategies when the VSTOXX® curve is in backwardation?
  • Which trading approaches have worked well in the past?

Find the answers in the article from EQDerivatives.


Randolf Roth reviews the major milestones achieved by the RfQ platform over the last 12 months and provides an outlook on upcoming functionalities.


Events



With its focus on derivatives, trading and risk management across asset classes, the Derivatives Forums have rapidly become industry-leading events across several European locations. Naturally, we can't host the forum in Amsterdam as initially planned. However, we've transformed the Amsterdam forum into a half-day virtual forum, quenching your thirst for knowledge.

With 2020, a new decade is upon us and with COVID-19, this decade may look completely different from what we ever had imagined. Therefore, even though it’s tempting to look back, let’s look forward.

The first Digital Derivatives Forum will focus on the impact, challenges and opportunities the new decade will bring to financial market participants as change is shaping our industry at an unprecedented pace.



With the recent introduction of five futures on key global, regional and local MSCI Indices, Eurex has grown its ESG derivatives suite to twelve contracts. With 1,000,000 contracts traded to date, Eurex is the leading liquidity pool for ESG derivatives worldwide. Watch this 'Webinar on-demand' for an update on the future of ESG integration in derivatives markets.


Thursday, 4 June, 15:00 HKT  

In response to the rising opportunities in a volatile financial landscape, investors are continually exploring the European equity derivatives markets.

Mezhgan Qabool, Head of Equity & Index Sales Asia, Eurex, discusses the challenges and opportunities in European markets with industry experts.



 

Equity Index Highlights - May 2020 edition

Equity Index Highlights - May 2020 edition

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Equity Index Highlights - September 2019 edition

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