India International Derivatives Conference


St. Regis, Mumbai, India

19 Sep 2019

 

FOW is delighted to invite you to participate in the second annual India International Derivatives Conference, which will be held in Mumbai on 19 September 2019. The event will bring together key figures from both the local and international market for a day of knowledge sharing on topics that are defining the Indian derivatives market today. 

The event builds on last year’s success, where 230 delegates came together for the inaugural conference, to look at key issues for market participants. 

Complimentary places available to banks, brokers, funds, asset management firms, prop. traders and CTAs. 



Sponsorship Opportunities 



The conference also provides a unique marketing platform to the industry, giving the opportunity to reach the most influential participants in derivatives.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please contact Hanna DeBank 

If you have any questions about the event please contact Yasmin Okolo at Yasmin.okolo@globalinvestorgroup.com 


We look forward to seeing you in Mumbai on 19 September for what will be an insightful and informative day. 

Agenda


 

09:00 Registration


10:00 Welcome remarks


10:05 Keynote address


10:25 Reviving the commodities markets
Commodity markets are poised for growth after a number of moves have paved the way for increased participation, product diversification and more competition.
This panel will look at the biggest changes and opportunities, and how to educate new entrants to this asset class.
- How can new entrants best incorporate commodities into their strategies?
- What new products or changes could we expect to see?
- What role will international participants play in growing the market?
- Could banks or other participants help complete the ecosystem?

 

11:15 Presentation

11:30 Coffee break

12:15 Clearing: lessons to share and learn from abroad
The central clearing landscape is changing rapidly with the emergence of a new commodity derivatives clearing firm and the introduction of an interoperability framework,
starting with equity and currency products. How will global markets view the move and at the same time what can India learn from international clearing houses?
- What opportunities does the new clearing infrastructure bring?
- Will we see a drive to clear more products?
- What does the interoperability framework mean for the markets?
- How can India avoid some of the unintended consequences of post-crisis reforms seen elsewhere?

 

 

13:00 Modi 2.0: how will new policies impact financial markets?
Following a landslide re-election in May, India’s Bharatiya Janata party is charged with delivering reforms to boost the economy, which is currently growing at its slowest pace in five years. But what Modi 2.0 policies can we expect to see and what impact will they have on Indian financial and commodities markets?
- What measures are needed to spur growth while avoiding disruption?
- How will India keep assets onshore as foreign participation increases?
- Where are the biggest opportunities for investors?
- How are consecutive benchmark rate cuts impacting the markets?

 

13:45 Lunch

 

15:10 Technology: how will fintech help markets thrive?
India’s capital markets have been early adopters of new technologies but how can policy makers keep up with the fast pace changes while mitigating cyber security and
other risks? How are technological advances shaping the markets and will there be any unintended consequences?
- What are the latest algo and technology advancements?
- Where will new technologies be most beneficial?
- How will Sebi’s sandbox help fintechs thrive?
- How do we avoid unintended consequences of the pace of change?

 

16:00 The international view and India’s pivotal position
India’s weighting on the MSCI emerging markets index continues to lag behind China despite continuous efforts to open up. So what needs to change in order to bridge
the gap? This panel will explore what international players are doing in and outside of the region and how they can help the Indian markets thrive.
- What lessons can India learn from international markets?
- Given its prime location, what role can India play on a global scale?
- What are the latest developments in Gift City and what are the outstanding challenges?

 

16:45 Drinks reception sponsored by  

 

 

Gold Sponsor


CME Group

 

 

CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, handling 3 billion contracts worth approximately $1 quadrillion annually (on average).
The company provides a marketplace for buyers and sellers, bringing together individuals, companies and institutions that need to manage risk or that want to
profit by accepting risk. Our exchanges - CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX - offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes,
including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, and metals, and through our CME Globex
electronic trading platform. CME Group also offers a growing slate of cleared OTC products and services. Additionally, CME Group operates CME Clearing – one
of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers – which serves as the counterparty to every trade that happens in our markets.

 

 

TMX


About TMX Group

TMX Group operates global markets, and builds digital communities and analytic solutions that facilitate the funding, growth and success of businesses,
traders and investors. TMX Group's key operations include Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montréal Exchange and Trayport which
provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and other services to the global
financial community. TMX is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary, Vancouver and New York),
and international markets including London and Singapore.

About Montréal Exchange

Montréal Exchange (MX) is Canada’s derivatives exchange, owned and operated by TMX Group, offering retail and institutional investors futures and
options products across major asset classes, including interest rates, equities, FX, Canadian stock indices and repos, as well as clearing services.
MX serves an important function in the stability and viability of Canada’s financial markets and is a vital component of TMX’s global growth strategy.
In late 2018, MX expanded trading hours to UK time in an effort to increase international participation. The initial phase of the extended hours initiative
resulted in strong activity and increased client demand and the scope of the initiative has since expanded to include the SXF, Canada’s recognized
benchmark equity index product.

For more information visit www.tmx.com or follow @TMXGroup / @MtlExchange.

 

 

 

Silver Sponsor


Avelacom

Avelacom is focusing on providing high-performance connectivity and IT infrastructure for global capital markets. We are renowned for the lowest
latency numbers between exchanges in the US, Europe and APAC. We help to speed up access to new markets, gain a microsecond advantage
and win more cross-market opportunities. We offer low latency connections between trading venues, co-location/server setup in proximity to matching
engines, IT hardware and devices for rent, native market data feeds and order routing in real-time, financial cloud service to access multiple exchanges,
brokers and software platforms. Our solutions are asset-neutral and can be applied for all types of equities and derivatives markets.

www.avelacom.com

 

 

 

Eurex

 

Eurex Exchange is one of the world’s leading derivatives exchanges, serving a growing global distribution network. It offers more than 2,000 products covering all major as 
well as alternative asset classes. Our marketplace – based on innovative IT infrastructure – is gateway to the most heavily traded euro-denominated equity index and
fixed-income derivatives. As part of Eurex Group,  we provide access to a global liquidity network with daily trading volumes of around 7 million contracts. Eurex Exchange 
uses Eurex Clearing, one of the leading central counterparties globally.

 

 

 

HKEX

 

 

 

 

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is one of the world’s major exchange groups. Headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in Mainland China, Singapore
and London, HKEX operates a range of equity, commodity, fixed income and currency markets. As Hong Kong’s only securities and derivatives exchange, the sole operator
of the city’s clearing houses, HKEX is uniquely placed to offer regional and international investors access to Asia’s most vibrant markets. HKEX is also one of the world’s
premier initial public offering (IPO) centres, offering companies unrivalled opportunities to access growth capital through a Hong Kong listing.

HKEX is also the leader in the trading of industry metals through its wholly owned subsidiaries, London Metal Exchange (LME) and LME Clear. This commodity franchise
was further enhanced with the launch of Qianhai Mercantile Exchange, or QME, a new commodities trading venue in Mainland China, in 2018.

HKEX launched the ground-breaking Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect programme in 2014, allowing international investors direct access to Mainland China’s stock
market for the first time. The scheme was expanded with the launch of Shenzhen Connect in 2016, and the launch of Bond Connect in 2017.

With nearly 2,000 employees around the world, HKEX is committed to the provision of strong, stable and innovative markets, ongoing product and market innovation and
to connecting investors and companies around the world. 

 

 

 

McKay Brothers

 

 

 MB Logo

 

                                          

 

McKay Brothers International SA is a proven provider of microwave-based private bandwidth and market data services. The company operates long-haul microwave
networks in Europe and Asia, as well as a London metro network. The Quincy Extreme Data service is an integrated and normalized feed of select market data sourced
from major financial exchanges globally and delivered at extremely low latency to twenty-one trading centers in the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, the
US, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, and Mumbai.

 

 

 

Straits Financial

 

 

 

 

Headquartered in Singapore, Straits Financial Group is the brokerage house under CWT Pte. Limited that offers a full spectrum of derivatives & OTC products,
including trade facilitation for physical commodities. Established affiliate offices are in Chicago, New Jersey, Shanghai and in Jakarta. Straits Financial is a full
Clearing Member of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX), the Commodity Exchange
(COMEX), CME Clearport, Dubai Mercantile Exchange (DME), New Zealand Exchange (NZX), CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE), Nasdaq Futures (NFX) and Asia Pacific
Exchange (APEX). It is also the first batch of Overseas Broking Special Participant of the Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE). Straits Financial offers clearing
access to all major global commodity exchanges.

For more information, visit www.straitsfinancial.com.


Drinks Reception Sponsor


 

 

About TMX Group

TMX Group operates global markets, and builds digital communities and analytic solutions that facilitate the funding, growth and success of
businesses, traders and investors. TMX Group's key operations include Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange, Montréal Exchange
 and Trayport which provide listing markets, trading markets, clearing facilities, depository services, technology solutions, data products and
other services to the global financial community. TMX is headquartered in Toronto and operates offices across North America (Montréal, Calgary,
Vancouver and New York), and international markets including London and Singapore.

About Montréal Exchange

Montréal Exchange (MX) is Canada’s derivatives exchange, owned and operated by TMX Group, offering retail and institutional investors futures and
options products across major asset classes, including interest rates, equities, FX, Canadian stock indices and repos, as well as clearing services. 
MX serves an important function in the stability and viability of Canada’s financial markets and is a vital component of TMX’s global growth strategy.
In late 2018, MX expanded trading hours to UK time in an effort to increase international participation. The initial phase of the extended hours initiative
resulted in strong activity and increased client demand and the scope of the initiative has since expanded to include the SXF, Canada’s recognized
benchmark equity index product.

For more information visit www.tmx.com or follow @TMXGroup / @MtlExchange.

 

 

 

Supporting Partner


 Live Squawk

Live Squawk is an audio news service for traders, brokers and other professionals who need up-to-the-second market news.
We service clients from around the world, helping them react quickly and confidently to global events.

Our analysts monitor all major newswires, television channels, news websites, blogs and social media platforms for headlines with market-moving potential.
We only broadcast the most relevant news headlines and we offer better analysis and insight than any of our competitors.

We broadcast 24 hours a day from London and Singapore, Monday to Friday (except for selected Bank Holidays). 
Commentary covers all the main asset classes, including equities, fixed income, FX and commodities.

 

The St. Regis Mumbai

462, Tulsi Pipe Rd, Lower Parel, Mumbai,
Maharashtra 400013, India