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Part III UK Money, Debt, and Derivatives Markets, 10 UK Derivatives and Commodities Markets

Edward Murray

From: Financial Markets and Exchanges Law (2nd Edition)

Edited By: Michael Blair, George Walker, Stuart Willey

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 September 2023

Stock market and exchanges — Credit default swap (CDS) — Issue and trading of securities — Bonds — Securities settlement system — Forward — European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) — Euro — Dollar — Yen
10.01 This chapter considers the markets for the trading of derivatives and commodities in the UK, which form an important part of the financial services industry of the City of London. Trading activities of the types described in this chapter—or, at any rate, their precursors—were conducted historically in the City of London—that is, the historic square mile of central London administered by the City of London Corporation. But over the past thirty years these activities have spread to neighbouring areas of west, central, and east London, and to the financial...
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