CBOE’s VIX options and futures set new daily volume records

ICE priced $1.0b in new senior notes, comprising $500m of 2.35% Senior Notes due 2022 and $500m of 3.10% Senior Notes due 2027. ICE intends to use proceeds to redempt the NYSE $850m 2.00% senior unsecured notes due October-2017.

CBOE VIX options volume set a new daily record of 2.56m contracts, up 7.35% from previous record; and VIX futures volume set a new daily record of 939k contracts, up 19% from previous record.

BSE reported 1Q17 adjusted EPS of ₹9.11 (+44% y/y) and EPS on total operations of ₹95.94 (+1098%), on revenues of ₹1.58b (+11% y/y) and OpEx of ₹971m (+5% y/y).

CME hired Instinctif to new corporate comms brief, according to PR Week.

TMX's CEO declared that recent market share losses were mostly due to its rejection of marijuana-related listings; according to Reuters.

HKEX to implement proposed after-hour trading enhancements, including extension of after-hour trading of index futures to 1 am from 11:45 pm, inclusion of index option contracts and extension of after-hours trading to 3 amrespectively.

HKEX and Cyberport hosted a seminar on proposed new board to accelerate growth of emerging new economy in Hong Kong.

HKEX updated guidance to help improve listing document quality and clarity, with two updated Guidance Letters.

LSE purchased 34k shares at 3,828p per share, as part of its £200m repurchase program. Total purchases add 4.34m shares up to date.

Coinbase, digital currency exchange that in the past two months suffered a trading crash and upset customers over how it handled the bitcoin split, received a $100 million investment from a group led by IVP.

Coinbase digital currency exchange received a $100 million investment from a group led by IVP.

VIRT cut more 1/3 of KCG’s employees to trim costs following its acquisition; reported by The Trade

CFTC Chairman J. Christofer Giancarlo plans to revise Dodd-Frank to remove restrictions on where swaps can be traded, according to WSJ.