São Paulo, Monday, 5 December 2011 – NYSE Liffe, the global derivatives business of NYSE Euronext (NYX), today announced the introduction of a Market Participation Programme (MPP) for Latin American based participants.
The introduction of the MPP in Latin America allows regional participants to benefit from NYSE Liffe’s trading fee rebates on specified Commodity, Fixed Income and Equity futures contracts, available on LIFFE CONNECT® – our global trading platform.
Carlota Godinho, Business Development Manager, NYSE Liffe, said: “We have been actively consulting with local market users as to the types of initiatives, products and services they would like NYSE Liffe to offer.”
“NYSE Liffe wanted to create an attractive programme with a straightforward application process for all qualifying firms. The introduction of the MPP for Latin American Members and their clients illustrates NYSE Liffe’s commitment to the region, as well as our dedication to developing our franchise amongst the Latin American investor community.”
The MPP will apply to specified futures contracts and NYSE Liffe is accepting applications from now until 30 November 2012. The programme is accessible, with a simple application process, for Members and non Members of the Exchange that are based in Latin America. For more information, please visit https://www.euronext.com/en/for-investors/financial-derivatives
Notes to Editors:
1. NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company's exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext's equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world's equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world's second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: www.nyx.com.
2. NYSE Liffe is the Europe-based derivatives business of NYSE Euronext. NYSE Liffe offers an unrivalled range of global futures and options products, which are made available to customers worldwide on its state- of-the-art trading platform, LIFFE CONNECT®. As the leading European derivatives exchange by value of trading, NYSE Liffe’s trading on equities, interest rates, indices and commodities is over £1,800 billion every day, also making it the world’s second largest derivatives exchange, by value of transacted business.