Category Archives: X.EUR

X.EUR June 16th statement

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X.EUR 16/06/2015 report

Close              : 0.00480049 BTC (-0.00004000 BTC / -0.82 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 208.31 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 6`054          (+1`806 X.EUR / +42.51 %)
Volume             : 6`141 X.EUR    (+2`005 X.EUR / +48.48%)

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X.EUR May 19th statement

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X.EUR 19/05/2015 report

Close              : 0.00484049 BTC (+0.00032263 BTC / +7.14 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 206.59 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 4`248 X.EUR    (+667 X.EUR / +18.62 %)
Volume             : 4`136 X.EUR

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X.EUR April 15th statement

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X.EUR 15/04/2015 report

Close              : 0.00451786 BTC (+0.00043219 BTC / +10.58 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 221.3 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 3`581 X.EUR    (+147 X.EUR / +4.28 %)
Volume             : 6`608 X.EUR

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X.EUR March 15th 2015 statement

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X.EUR 15/03/2015 report

Close              : 0.00408567 BTC  (+ 0.00012911 BTC / +3.26 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 244.75 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 3`434 X.EUR     (+1`292 X.EUR / +60.32 %)
Volume             : 3`328 X.EUR

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X.EUR February 15th 2015 statement

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X.EUR 15/02/2015 report

Close              : 0.00395656 BTC  (+ 0.00044719 BTC / +12.74 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 252.74 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 2`142 X.EUR     (+1`025 X.EUR / +91.76 %)
Volume             : 5`338 X.EUR

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X.EUR January 15th 2015 statement

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X.EUR 15/01/2015 report

Close              : 0.00350937 BTC  (+0.00225668 BTC / +64.30 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 173.43 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 1117 X.EUR      (+41 X.EUR / +3.81 %)

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X.EUR December 15th 2014 statement

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X.EUR 15/12/2014 report

Close              : 0.00350937 BTC  (+0.0003672 BTC / +11.69 %)
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 284.95 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 1076 X.EUR      (+1374 X.EUR / +127.70 %)

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Assets will be pushed as soon as MPEx gets back from its vacation and manages to reconnect to MySQLol.

Capture d’écran 2014-12-15 à 18.59.10

X.EUR November 20th 2014 statement

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X.EUR 20/11/2014 report

Close              : 0.00314217 BTC
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 318.25 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 1076 contracts (-374 since 23/07/2014)

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This month’s positions rollover took almost a week. Having ~75% market availability for a given month is hardly acceptable. I think there’s room for improvement.

The way the whole thing currently works is as follows :

  1. Each month, on the 15th at 12:00 UTC, all X.EUR asks are killed, and all assets are removed from all accounts, which happens automatically,
  2. Mircea Popescu sends me a signed list of the assets that belonged to each key,
  3. MP pushes a variable amount of X.EUR to my key,
  4. I deliver, if required, and push back X.EUR to the keys that previously owned them

The issue I see here, is that only the first step is automated, creating a fixed deadline at which the trading halts. But there can be no specific point at which it resumes, since the subsequent steps are all manual.

I see three ways to shorten the no-trade time span:

  • De-automate the first step,
  • Automate the three last steps,
  • Make sure all the available parties are around on the 15th at 12:00 UTC

It seems to me that the first option is the most practical one.

Another way migth be to simply never interrupt trading but change the delivery procedure, so that requesting delivery simply implies notifying me and giving me a PUSH receipt.

Of rice and X.EUR settlements

TL;DR : No settlements until September 25th, no positions rollover until this date too.

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Due to quite enjoyable personal circumstances I will be away until September the 25th. As a consequence I will not be able to perform the usual positions rollover on September 15th 12:00 GMT.

Settlements will also be delayed until September 25th. It should however remain possible to buy X.EUR futures until that time unless the market maker bot somehow explodes in flight.

X.EUR July 23rd 2014 statement

This report comes a week late, MPEx having experienced unexpected downtime.

The August report is expected on time.

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X.EUR 23/07/2014 report

Close              : 0.00219219 BTC
Close imp. EUR/BTC : 456.16 EUR/BTC
Open interest      : 1450 contracts (+266 since 15/06)

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