Etrade adds CME FX futures

Etrade’s Lightspeed platform now offers euro and yen currency futures in either full-size or E-mini versions.

Increased liquidity

Like the E-mini stock index products, the FX futures trade on a quarterly cycle and have a comparable open-outcry contract that trades simultaneously, so offering opportunities for increased liquidity, said the CME.

The addition of these futures contracts follows the recent appointment of Jack Sandner as head of Etrade’s futures group and marks the firm’s expansion i