NYSE Liffe welcomes SinoPac Futures as a new member
London, Taipei: 28 November 2012 – NYSE Liffe, the European based global derivatives division of NYSE Euronext, today announced that SinoPac Futures Corporation (“SinoPac Futures”), a leading futures and options brokerage in Taiwan, has become a member of NYSE Liffe’s London and Paris markets.
Membership of NYSE Liffe will enable customers of SinoPac Futures to access the European capital markets through the Exchange’s liquid European derivatives contracts. Customers of SinoPac Futures will also have the ability to access the Exchange’s market leading technology services, such as colocation and order routing (through SinoPac Futures).
“Asia is a strategic priority for NYSE Euronext and we are delighted that our markets continue to attract new interest from the region. SinoPac Futures will expand our market community with new trading flows and we warmly welcome them to NYSE Liffe,” said Mr. Finbarr Hutcheson, Chief Executive of NYSE Liffe.
Mr. Yeh Huang-Chi, Chairman of SinoPac Futures, said: “We are delighted to be a member of NYSE Liffe which will enable us to establish stronger business relationships with more global market participants. With this membership, we are looking forward to expanding our futures business in new markets.”
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About SinoPac Futures Corp.
SinoPac Futures was founded in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan, in 1994. Its main businesses include futures and options brokerage, managed futures, and futures advisory services. Having a branch office in Taichung, the biggest city located in the mid of Taiwan, it is one of the most influential futures firms on the island of Formosa. Moreover, its parent company, SinoPac Holdings, owns total asset worth over NT$1,000 billion dollars and has more than 2.5 million customers. SinoPac Futures aims to establish a best comprehensive regional platform and develop wealth-management business, to become one of the most influential Chinese futures firms in Southeast Asia.