LIFFE


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LIFFELondon International Financial Futures Exchange
LIFFELong Island Family Friendly Employer (New York)
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By Friday on Liffe, a tonne of white sugar for delivery in August fell to $373.60 from $377.20 a week earlier.
According to CEO Onno van de Stolpe, the listing of share options could enhance liquidity and increase Galapagos' visibility in the financial markets, while offering shareholders an alternative financial instrument on the NYSE Liffe market.
Dominique Cerutti, deputy CEO of NYSE Euronext, argued for such a split on 10 January, explaining that "ICE has acknowledged that Euronext without Liffe was perfectly viable and could be placed on the market to exist independently".
EGX30 based futures contract to trade on NYSE Liffe London
ICE's takeover of NYSE Liffe will give it an advantage of existing presence in Europe over Chicago-based CME, owner of the world's largest futures market, and New York's Nasdaq, both of which plan to open their own London-based exchanges next year.
Non-operating results for the second quarter of 2012 and 2011 includes the impact of New York Portfolio Clearing (loss from associates), NYSE Liffe U.S.
NYSE Liffe said it was proposing limits on deliveries in its London commodity futures which would prevent buyers from taking more than 75,000 tons of coffee.
Eurex, operated by Deutsche Borse, and Liffe, operated by NYSE Euronext, are the two largest exchanges in the world for financial derivatives based on European underlyings.
Death and Liffe: A Medieval Alliterative Debate Poem in a Seventeenth Century Version (1930)
13 December 2011 - The London Stock Exchange (LON:LSE) is seen as a potential buyer for the Liffe operations that Deutsche Boerse (ETR:DB1) and NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) might sell to win regulatory clearance for their planned USD9bn (EUR6.8bn) merger, as the move would further bolster its European future business, Reuters reported, citing an analyst.
Under the offer being contemplated, the Nasdaq Stock Market parent would finance the transaction with up to $5 billion in debt and sell NYSE Euronext s Liffe derivatives business to IntercontinentalExchange, the source said on Monday.
The LSE's intentions to enter the derivatives space were first identified by CEO Xavier Rolet at the firm's results presentation in November, where he targeted the duopoly held by NYSE Euronext's Liffe and Eurex, the derivatives market joint owned by Deutsche Borse and SIX Swiss Exchange.