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26 November 2014 -- US-based exchange and clearing house network Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE: ICE) said that it has completed the Liffe futures and options transition to ICE Futures Europe.
On Liffe, Robusta for September climbed to $2,036 a tonne from $1,978 a week earlier.
Liffe equity derivatives contracts, including indices and single stock futures and options and interest rates contracts will transition in the third and fourth quarters respectively and all contracts will be moved by the end of 2014.
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.
Roland Bellegarde, executive vice president of European Equities and Equity Derivatives at NYSE Euronext, said: "We are delighted that EGX selected NYSE Liffe as its European derivatives partner to internationalise the EGX 30 index.
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.
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.
The LSE eyes NYSE Euronext's Liffe and Deutsche Boerse's Eurex' European futures and options trading operations, the news agency said.
ICE, an Atlanta-based futures specialist, would meanwhile nab London s Liffe platform - a profitable gem that would give chief executive officer Jeffrey Sprecher an interest-rate business that eluded him when ICE s bid for the Chicago Board Options Exchange failed four years ago.
CQG claims its co-location with NYSE Liffe will benefit traders that rely on low-latency technology for spread trading and aggregation.
The Liffe exchange had opened more than six hours early to satisfy huge election night demand from major players such as banks and hedge funds.
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