-THE EXCHANGE HAS DOUBLED CHINESE MEMBERSHIP BY WELCOMING EIGHTH MEMBER -
NYSE LIFFE WELCOMES ZHUJIANG INTERNATIONAL FUTURES CO. AS A NEW MEMBER
Hong Kong: 14June 2013 – NYSE Euronext’s European based global derivatives business today welcomed Zhujiang International Futures Co. Ltd, a leading futures and options brokerage in China, as a member of its London derivatives market (“NYSE Liffe”).
Since the Exchange opened its third Asian office in Hong Kong in December 2011, NYSE Liffe has now doubled its Chinese membership to eight, with four new members, including Zhujiang International Futures Co. Ltd, joining this year. Furthermore across Asia, NYSE Liffe has now surpassed a significant milestone by more than doubling its Asian membership via regional membership now standing at fifteen.
Membership of NYSE Liffe will enable customers of Zhujiang International Futures Co Ltd. to access the European derivative Fixed Income, Equities and Commodity markets of the Exchange. Their customers will also have the ability to access NYSE Euronext’s market leading technology solutions, such as the Secure Financial Transaction Infrastructure® (SFTI®), which provides market users with a single connection point for services including colocation, order routing and market data. Clients located in mainland China will also be able to benefit from the China Market Data Program, whereby they can gain access to NYSE Liffe’s market data at advantageous rates, whether via SFTI® in Hong Kong or from third party redistributors.
“I would like to warmly welcome Zhujiang International Futures Co. Ltd, an important broker within the Chinese market, as the fifteenth Asian member of our global derivatives trading community,” said Finbarr Hutcheson, CEO of NYSE Liffe. “With a physical presence in Singapore, Tokyo and Hong Kong, NYSE Liffe has reached a historic landmark with regional membership this year. In addition, the doubling of our Chinese members signifies the very strong demand amongst local participants for our leading European contracts. We will continue to build on this momentum by adding further liquidity within our markets across the region.”
Mr. QU Zhengzhe, Managing Director of Zhujiang International Futures Co. Ltd, said: “Zhujiang International Futures was established five years ago in Hong Kong and is a member of Hong Kong Futures Exchange. Our major focus is to provide futures brokerage and asset management services to our customers. We are honoured to become a member of NYSE Liffe, and as a members we will have an opportunity to work closely with NYSE Liffe to bring more Chinese investors to the Exchange’s markets. This will be an excellent ‘triple –win’ situation for our investors, the Exchange and us.”
Hong Kong Futures Exchange (HKFE) is the derivatives market under Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEx).
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About Zhujiang International Futures Co. Limited
Zhujiang International Futures Co. Limited (“Zhujiang”), established in 2008 in Hong Kong, is the international derivatives trading platform of Zhujiang International Financial Group. As a Hong Kong-based futures and options broker, Zhujiang adheres to the cumulative years of derivatives industry expertise. Zhujiang’s global investment professionals actively participate every matured markets and products. For more information, please visit: http://www.ZJFutures.com.hk.
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