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.
Swedish Pension Fund AP3 Rolls Out SuperDerivatives DataX and DGX Direct
Swedish national pension fund AP3, with SEK 258.5 billion ($38.7 billion) has rolled out over-the-counter pricing and risk management software vendor SuperDerivatives' DataX market data service for investment analysis and valuation, as well as the vendor's DGX real-time market data, news and analysis terminal.
SuperDerivatives goes live with exotic options trading venue
SuperDerivatives has gone live with a new trading platform to trade exotic foreign-exchange options electronically, and plans to expand the number of tradable asset classes from metals and FX to include oil, equity derivatives, credit and interest rates.
Interest rate liability hedging activity nears record high
Robert Emerson, head of interest rates at SuperDerivatives, a provider of trade data and technology services, says, “The problems that have come to light in the wake of the Euribor, Libor and ISDAFIX scandals point to problems in oversight and in the processes used to generate these benchmarks, rather than problems in the benchmarks themselves.
SuperDerivatives queries Sef RFQ rules
Technology vendor SuperDerivatives is seeking clarity from the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over the rules governing request for quote (RFQ) trading on swap execution facilities (Sefs), in a move that highlights the confusion over the agency's Dodd-Frank rule-writing process.
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.