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London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange


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(LIFFE)

A financial futures market opened in London in 1982 to provide for trade in options and futures contracts. These include government bonds, stock indices, currencies, and interest rates. The London Traded Options Market merged with LIFFE in 1992; LIFFE added Options to its title, but kept the acronym unchanged. LIFFE is now part of NYSE Euronext.

Subjects: Financial Institutions and Services.


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