CME Group authorizes share buyback program
CME Group’s Board of Directors has authorized a return of capital to shareholders through a share buyback program of up to USD 750 m of CME Group class A common stock, subject to market conditions. The buyback program will take place over a period of up to 12 months.
Johannesburg Stock Exchange acquires Momentum to offer greater transparency in hedge fund industry
In a move designed to bring more transparency to the unregulated hedge fund industry, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange has acquired Momentum’s Managed Account Platform (MAP). This risk management tool, which offers hedge fund investors greater protection by segregating investors’ assets from the hedge fund manager, was developed to monitor hedge funds’ trading activity, thereby ensuring that they remain within agreed investment mandates.
Luxembourg Stock Exchange appoints new Chairman
The Board of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange elected Frank Wagener as it new Chairman. Mr Wagener replaces Mr Raymond Kirsch who will continue to serve on the Exchange’s Board.
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