CFTC to reduce swap dealer registration threshold by $5 billion

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LCH.Clearnet is on track to launch portfolio margining service in early 2016.

SGX plans to launch a corporate bond trading platform in 1Q16.

ICE to issue $1.25b 2.75% senior note due 2020 and a $1.25b 3.75% senior note due 2025. ICE will use proceeds to finance Interactive Data Corp (IDC) purchase.

NDAQ injected £6m into NLX, after it had injected £6.6m in April, according to the Financial News.

BATS: Hotspot FX has migrated its U.S. matching engine to the Equinix NY5 data center.

HKEx announced changes to its Group structure. LME Clear chief executive Trevor Spanner will become COO and lead a newly created Platform Development division. Other new global divisions will be created, including Clearing, Market, and Market Development divisions.

CFTC plans to reduce the swap dealer registration thresholds from its current $8 billion in notional to $3 billion, from Dec. 2017.

EMIR: Irish Central Bank official, Martin Moloney, warned about swap market clearing capacity as existing levels of capital would be saturated sooner rather than later. Reported by


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