Euronext. Good with colours.

20 May 2012

Met kleurtjes kunnen ze aardig uit de voetenOne of the nicest parts of writing a post here is the search for a picture. However, sometimes the last picture says it all. Jeez, not this shit again. Thursday and friday parts of the option market in Amsterdam have been shut down again as a result of technical problems. It was embarrassing in the beginning of the month, now it’s getting outright painful.

The exchange couldn’t handle the massive order flow, according to a spokesman. Traders can confirm this can’t be true. There wasn’t more trading as usual at time of last outage. In contrary, problems occurred after the expiration of the first month futures.

But hey, at least the exchange has got a new brand new logo.

13 Responses to Euronext. Good with colours.

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anonymous

May 21st, 2012 at 1:10 am

gives the eye a blurry headache,

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outsider from europe

May 21st, 2012 at 2:01 pm

Was the Euronext down through AEX and CAC expiration on Friday ?

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anonymous

May 22nd, 2012 at 8:37 am

No, after expiration…But they forgot to expire the options….

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anonymous

May 22nd, 2012 at 10:00 pm

market maker earnings season coming up

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anonymous

May 22nd, 2012 at 11:37 pm

who cares, Greece is about to exit,

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anonymous

May 22nd, 2012 at 11:48 pm

In what many foreign partners see as the great Greek paradox, opinion polls show over 75 percent of Greeks want to stay in the euro, but two thirds oppose an international bailout, a lifeline which came with harsh salary, pension and job cuts.

If you don’t quite see the point, look around yourself, find a greek and observe how crazy they really are,

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anonymous

May 24th, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Damn it’s quiet here. I guess nobody reads the Dutch trade dailies sonce noone’s mentioned that IMC’s pulled in over € 150 mil in profits last year.

Any bets on whether they’ve bested Optiver?

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anonymous

May 24th, 2012 at 12:51 pm

any link to the Dutch trade dailies ?

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anonymous

May 24th, 2012 at 7:53 pm

Wasn’t Optiver up 400mil in 2010?
2011 wouldn’t have been significantly different?

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anonymous

May 24th, 2012 at 9:02 pm

Nah, they had a good year with € 140 M. 2008 was their best to date at € 220 M although their best per partner was in 2001 or 2002.

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anonymous

May 25th, 2012 at 12:34 am

what numbers are these>? They had trading revenues of roughly €700mm in 2008, €250mm in 2009 and €400mm in 2010, their income statements were posted on this site last year,

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anonymous

May 25th, 2012 at 5:48 am

rumour has it IMC closed their HK office today, anybody know anything about it?

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anonymous

May 25th, 2012 at 9:49 am

Market €450mm @ €650mm revenue for 2011

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