Liffe to go electronic earlier
Thursday 24 September 1998
Gilt futures will be the first futures contract to be traded on Liffe Connect, the new system, followed by index futures and bund futures. Short- term interest rate futures (STIR) contracts will be traded electronically from early July. As previously announced, electronic trading of individual equity options will start on November 30.
Brian Williamson, Liffe's recently appointed chairman, said: "Liffe has responded to the commercial demands of our customers by accelerating the introduction of Liffe Connect".
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