Taipei: 28 February 2013 – NYSE Liffe, the European based global derivatives division of NYSE Euronext, today announced that Concord Futures Corp, a leading futures and options brokerage in Taiwan, has become a member of NYSE Liffe’s London and Paris markets.
NYSE Liffe welcomes Concord Futures Corp as a new member
Membership of NYSE Liffe will enable customers of Concord Futures Corp to access the European capital markets through NYSE Liffe’s European derivatives contracts. Customers of Concord Futures Corp will also have the ability to access NYSE Euronext’s market leading technology services, such as colocation and order routing.
“We are seeing increased demand from Asian participants interested in direct access to the European capital markets, and through our platform customers of Concord Futures Corp can access a wide range of leading derivatives contracts and services. We are delighted to welcome Concord Futures Corp to NYSE Liffe’s growing global trading community,” said Mr. Finbarr Hutcheson, CEO of NYSE Liffe.
Mr. Cheng Ta-Yu, Chairman of Concord Futures Corp, said: “We are very pleased to be a new member of NYSE Liffe, and look forward to creating new business opportunities for our customers. By connecting to NYSE Liffe, our customers are now able to trade an extensive range of European derivatives contracts and it will help us establish stronger business relationships with more global market participants. With this membership, we will be expanding our futures business in new markets.”
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About Concord Futures Corp
Concord Futures Corp was founded in Taipei, Taiwan in 2000. Their business includes futures and options brokerage, as well as futures advisory services. The headquarter is in Taipei, and their four branch offices are located in Taichung, Zhanghua, Tainan and Kaohsiung. Concord futures Corp is one of the most rapid growing futures firm in Taiwan. They cooperate with their parent company Concord Securities Group (whose total asset is worth NT$7 billion dollars, including Concord Securities and its 23 branches, Concord Managed Futures Corp., Taiwan Concord Securities HK Ltd., Concord Capital Management Corp., Concord Capital Holding Cayman Ltd., Concord Asset Management Service Corp., Value Partners Concord Asset Management Co. Ltd. And Concord Futures Trust Corp. ). Concord Futures provides a comprehensive regional platform and is today one of the most influential Chinese futures firm in the region.
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