ICE has been a member of NIBA for a number of years, where NIBA’s forum for interacting with derivatives professionals has been a useful source of networking and information sharing. NIBA has offered us a great platform to engage with the broker community. Congratulations NIBA on your 30th anniversary, we wish you all the best and look forward to continuing to work closely together.
ICE is home to the NYSE FANG+™ Index, an index that provides exposure to 10 of today’s highly-traded tech giants. MICRO NYSE FANG+™ futures actively trade on ICE and provide market participants a unique opportunity to gain exposure to this high-tech market segment. The NYSE lists FANG+ options contracts which provide options traders with the ability to increase or reduce exposure to this key group of growth stocks in a capital-efficient manner. Meanwhile, the ICE U.S. Dollar Index (USDX) futures contract is a leading benchmark for the international value of the US dollar and the world’s most widely recognized and traded currency index.
In recent years, ICE has been actively expanding our MSCI complex. ICE currently lists more than 100 futures contracts on MSCI indices covering broad benchmarks such as the MSCI ACWI, World, Emerging Markets and EAFE down to country-specific, sector, and ESG indices. MSCI indices are widely used by both institutional investors as well as active market participants for both risk management and trading.
For those wanting to get exposure to UK equities, ICE offers the broadest suite of highly liquid, cost-effective and margin-efficient tools for managing UK equity risk across FTSE 100, FTSE 250 futures and options. Our FTSE franchise, covering these well-known indices is established among institutional and retail investors as the standard measure of the country’s equity market health.
ICE has been busy expanding its portfolio of equity derivatives in Asia with the recent launch of the ICE Micro Asia Tech 30 Index futures to offer investors access to 30 of the top technology companies in Asia.
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Ted Doukas, Director, Equity Derivatives, ICE