In the Press
SuperDerivatives is recognised as a world-leader in the derivatives marketplace, and as such is often called upon to provide informed comment for respected publications across the globe. A selection of recent articles can be browsed below.
Firms not ready for August reporting deadline
With some reporting procedures already in place, firms should have less to do to comply with the collateral reporting deadline, but many firms simply don’t have the necessary systems in place to carry out collateral reporting, said Zohar Hod, global head of sales and support, SuperDerivatives.
European trading venues the next generation
Daily settlement prices and some final settlement prices for NLX futures are supported by SuperDerivatives, a company that specialises in cloud-based market data, derivatives trading technology and analytical tools.
Asia favoured by OTC regulatory arbitrage
Zohar Hod, global head of sales and support at derivatives technology and data provider SuperDerivatives, tells Hedge Funds Review that regulatory disincentives imposed by Dodd-Frank and the European Market Infrastructure Regulation make over-the-counter derivatives trading too expensive in the US and Europe; buy-side sources report the cost of posting collateral can be 10–20% lower when done with a less-regulated entity.
Derivatives in Europe Entering a Brave New World
Uncertainty surrounding impending European regulations and timelines for implementation may be complicated further by the recent elections, which does not bode well for the European derivatives market. Opinion piece by Zohar Hod, Global Head of Sales & Support at SuperDerivatives
The regulatory arbitrage debate
"Just as the FCA was working through the rules with London-based venues, the CFTC told European platforms not to apply as it was re-working its guidance on the matter. The result, potentially, is a further split in the already-fragile liquidity of the global swaps markets and the opportunity for arbitrage between them." Zohar Hod, Global Head of Sales and Support, SuperDerivatives.
SuperDerivatives named best derivatives data provider for fourth consecutive year
SuperDerivatives, a leading financial information, derivatives technology and trade execution provider, has retained its market data crown at the Inside Market Data Awards 2014, scooping the award for best derivatives data provider for the fourth year in a row.
NAFIS 2014: Niche Data Proliferation Poses Cost Challenges
When asked how vendors are responding to tight budgets at user firms, Bonnie Eshel, head of Market Data at SuperDerivatives, said, "It makes us really happy because we have a cost-effective solution for feeds and terminals, and we went into that space because we saw that customers were paying more than they needed to."
IMD Awards Show Increasingly Competitive Vendor Landscape
Picking up two awards each were S&P Capital IQ, SuperDerivatives and Markit: SuperDerivatives won Best Data Provider for Derivatives and Contract Win of the Year for its deal to supply its low-cost DGX terminal to Gilliat Financial Solutions.
Banks FX cash cow runs out of milk
Zohar Hod, global head of sales at SuperDerivatives, a derivatives pricing firm, says: “If banks don’t take this view and take on more risk, the only way they can win this game is to become great at adding more volume to their existing vanilla business. Not an easy task."
SuperDerivatives Launches a Trade Execution Platform for Exotic Options Including FX
SuperDerivatives, a financial information and trade execution provider, announced today that its new multi-bank multi-asset trading platform, called SDeX is now live. Connected to SuperDerivatives’ front office platform SDX, it allows users to request tradable prices from all of their counterparties on any trade they can price in SDX.