Management Change at Eurex Bonds and Eurex Repo Laurent Ortiz becomes new General Manager of Eurex Bonds and Eurex Repo/ General Manager Christian Klapproth decides to leave the company http://www.eurexchange.com/about/press/press_611_en.html whatever way you read into this he must have been pushed out. the figures speak for themselves. down again. eurex bonds dec 07 - 9.6 billion dec 08 4.9 billion. DOWN MONTH ON MONTH 48.9 PERCENT total eurex bonds exchange volume for 2007 145.6 billion - 2008 97.3 billion. DOWN YEAR AGAINST YEAR 33.17 PER CENT. these are shocking figures. http://www.eurexchange.com/about/press/press_612_en.html Liffe fared no better. STIRS month on month down 29%. STIRS year on year down 19%. TOTAL EXCHANGE PRODUCTS down month on month 19%. TOTAL EXCHANGE PRODUCTS down year on year 11 %. http://www.euronext.com/fic/000/042/764/427642.xls. well done exchanges. a round of applause for giving liquidity providing schemes to algo based companies. clearly a fucking disaster.