IntroductionFOW launched the India International Derivatives Conference, an event that brings together key figures from the local market with international delegates for a day of knowledge sharing and debate.
Gift City potentially represents one of the most significant developments in the global derivatives market in recent times enabling international access to India’s vast liquidity pools. This panel will look at the progress of the initiative to date and ask what more needs to be done to attract international trading flow.
- What opportunities does Gift City bring to the global market?
- How has the first year of trading in Gift City progressed?
- How can international firms access Indian liquidity through Gift City?
- What prospects are there for Connect programmes from international exchanges into Gift City?
Session HighlightsModerated by Hemal Randerwala (MD, Arjun Global ltd.), the panel consisted of Ravindranath Thota (RBL), Nagendra Kumar (Chief Business Officer, NSE), Shalaban Rakyan (Vice President, Estee Advisors), and Rajib Ranjan Borah (Co-founder - iRageCapital and QuantInsti)
Rajib was invited to speak at the FOW India International Derivatives Conference, 2018 on 25 September 2018 in Mumbai, India where he discussed the potential and growth in the trading opportunities on the INX & NSE-IFSC exchanges at GIFT city. He shared how he became a GIFT-city-convert: going from being hesitant to an enthusiast and talked about other wishlists from GIFT city - as a trading firm.
About Rajib Ranjan BorahMr. Rajib Ranjan Borah, CEO iRage Rajib is the co-founder of iRage, a high-frequency trading firm which manages the broadest exchange-traded option portfolio book in India. He is also the co-founder and director of QuantInsti, an ‘Algorithmic and Quantitative Trading’ training and research institute which trained thousands of professionals from over 130 countries. His prior experiences include high-frequency trading on all major US & European exchanges (Optiver, Amsterdam); data analytics technology (Oracle Corp); business strategy consulting (PwC) and in equity derivatives research (Bloomberg, New York). Rajib holds an MBA degree from IIM Calcutta and is a computer engineer from NIT, Karnataka.