The LIFFE Exchange

1017chart2The E-mini S&P opened at (1708), which was the lowest price today. The days high of (1728.75) was reached at 4:35 p.m Eastern time. The LIFFE (London International Financial Futures Exchange), is a futures exchange based in London. It’s pronounced like the word “Life”. Since 2007, LIFFE has been a part of NYSE Euronext. Traders place trades from open outcry trading pits, using a variety of hand signals to communicate desired contract prices and quantities just like the CME. The FTSE markets are among it’s most popular derivatives. The operational times of the LIFFE Exchange are equivalent to 3:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. US/Eastern. The LIFFE is worthy of attention because it influences markets related to the Euro.

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