Stater's wholly-owned subsidiary, Stater Global Markets, is a Financial Conduct Authority, or FCA, regulated brokerage that facilitates market access across multiple instruments including spot FX, digital currency futures
and contracts for difference, or CFDs.
It trades short-term treasury bonds, common stocks(primarily from former state-owned enterprises that have been privatized, including food and beverage, construction and banking companies), and foreign currency futures
The Reserve Bank of India today issued guidelines permitting standalone Primary Dealers (PDs) to participate in the exchange traded currency futures
on approved stock exchanges subject to adherence to certain risk control measures and without diluting their existing obligations in the G-sec market.
We have had a promising start to the year, particularly with the performance of some of the exchange's more recent contracts such as the two new pairs of Mini Indian Rupee Cross Currency Futures
and MSCI Futures, Gaurang Desai, interim chief executive officer, DGCX.
Gaurang Desai, Interim CEO of DGCX said: "We have had a promising start to the year, particularly with the performance of some of the Exchange's more recent contracts such as the two new pairs of Mini Indian Rupee Cross Currency Futures
and MSCI Futures.
Thus businessmen, African firms, banks and financial institutions and the investor fraternity who have exposure to forex risk desperately need proper hedging instruments, such as currency futures
In the pipeline are three new currency futures
including South African Rand, Russian Rouble and the Korean Won, all of which are set for launch in Q3.
These can be done through the use of currency futures
, forwards, options or even currency ETF.
Late on Monday, RBi banned banks from proprietary trading in domestic currency futures
and options while Sebi doubled the margin requirement on the domestic dollar- rupee forward trade.
The Reserve Bank of India has imposed restrictions on banks, barring them from trading in the currency futures
and exchange traded currency options market on their own.
It followed an order by the Reserve Bank of India late Monday to the nation's banks to stop trading for their own accounts in domestic currency futures
In the currency futures
market, the most-traded near-term dollar/rupee contracts on the National Stock Exchange, the MCX -SX and the United Stock Exchange closed at around 55.