Developed by traders for traders, EBS Spot is ICAP’s screen-based anonymous dealing service for professional spot FX, precious metals and NDF traders, delivering 24-hour access to exceptional liquidity and depth, and a global community of counterparties. Regular enhancements to EBS Spot enable users to benefit from powerful new functionality, increased frequency of market view updates, higher data delivery speed, new order types and new trading opportunities across an ever-increasing breadth of currency pairs.
ICE Futures CCX
The European Climate Exchange (ECX) was launched by CCX in 2005, and is now the leading exchange operating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme. Since 2006, CCX and ECX have been owned by Climate Exchange PLC, a publicly traded company listed on the AIM division of the London Stock Exchange. ECX manages the product development and marketing for ECX Carbon Financial Instruments (ECX CFIs) futures and options contracts, listed and admitted to trading on the ICE Futures electronic platform. ECX/ICE Futures is the most liquid, pan-European platform for carbon emissions trading, attracting over 80% of the exchange-traded volume in the market. ECX emissions futures contracts are standardized and all trades are cleared by ICE Clear Europe.
ICE Futures Canada
ICE Futures Canada was established in 1887 and has been facilitating futures contract trading since 1904. A wholly-owned subsidiary of ICE since 2007, ICE Futures Canada is Canada’s leading agricultural exchange and was the first fully-electronic exchange in North America. ICE Futures Canada offers futures and options contracts on canola and barley, along with trading and risk management services. ICE Futures Canada contracts are cleared through ICE Clear Canada.
ICE Futures Europe
ICE Futures Europe is ICE’s London-based, regulated futures exchange for global energy markets. As the leading fully-electronic energy futures exchange, ICE Futures Europe lists the leading global crude oil benchmarks and sees half of the trade in the world’s crude oil and refined product futures in its markets. ICE also offers the leading European emissions futures market. Participants in more than 70 countries have access to a range of futures and options contracts to manage risk around-the-clock, in a transparent and liquid marketplace. Powered by a widely distributed, sophisticated technology platform, ICE Futures Europe brings the world’s energy markets together. ICE Futures Europe contracts are cleared through ICE Clear Europe.
ICE Futures U.S.
ICE Futures U.S. is based in New York and is a leading global soft commodity futures and options exchange, with markets for sugar, cotton, coffee, cocoa and orange juice. ICE is also the exclusive venue for trading Russell 1000® and Russell 2000® index futures and options contracts as well as contracts based on the ICE U.S. Dollar Index. ICE Futures U.S. offers a range of trading and risk management services across soft commodities, equity indexes and foreign exchange (FX), and its state-of-the-art electronic trading platform brings market access and transparency to participants around the world. ICE Futures U.S. markets are cleared by ICE Clear U.S.
Interactive Brokers conducts its broker/dealer and proprietary trading businesses on over 90 market destinations worldwide. In its broker dealer agency business, IB provides direct access (“on line”) trade execution and clearing services to institutional and professional traders for a wide variety of electronically traded products including stocks, options, futures, forex, bonds, CFDs and funds worldwide. In its proprietary trading business, IB engages in market making for its own account in about 6,500 different electronically traded products. Interactive Brokers Group and its affiliates execute nearly 1,000,000 trades per day.