Day: July 1, 2020

European Market hours

Optiver strongly supports the Federation of European Exchanges’ view that the shortening of the European trading day would be detrimental to European markets and end investors. The recent reviews of financial market hours across European exchanges, have revolved around minimising hours as much as possible, while maintaining current trading volumes. It is Optiver’s view that …

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Optiver believes that the Market-wide Circuit Breakers triggered in March 2020 functioned well and contributed toward market stability. There is, however, room for improvement, especially during the pre-open / Extended Trading Hours, when coordinated rules do not apply in U.S. markets, which is why we propose the following enhancements. Click to read the full paper.