Finex Set to Extend Trading Hours And Launch Ecu Options March 1

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Finex is planning to start burning the midnight oil March 1 and hopes to launch options on its Ecu futures contract at the same time. If the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) approves its applications in time, Finex will start trading all four of its currency contracts for hours each day, in two sessions, from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., and from midnight to 3 p.m.

Driven largely by the need to satisfy its institutional clients, who lit the fire under its Dollar Index options contract las

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